1Interviews
The Herbal Highway Interview
Sarah Holmes interviews Dr. Vanissar Tarakali about learning self acceptance and understanding our nature through somatics and her line of Bird Essences.

https://kpfa.org/episode/the-herbal-highway-june-15-2017/

Somatic and Intuitive Coaching with Conscious living Radio in Vancouver, Canada. Halfway through the interview Dr. Tarakali gives her host Andrew Rezmer an on-air coaching session. The interview begins 6 minutes into the show, after the opening song:
https://consciouslivingradio.org/remembering-our-wholeness-somatic-energy-body-tools-for-healing-vanissar-tarakali-ph-d-2/

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Buddhist Way to Unlearn Racism with Urusa Fahim and Turning Wheel: The Journal of Socially Engaged Buddhism: https://vanissarsomatics.com/2007-interview-with-vanissar-tarakali-by-urusa-fahim-diversity-coordinator-at-spirit-rock-meditation-center/
3Social Justice and Healing
http://www.generativesomatics.org/content/what-somatics-why-somatics-social-justice

Lessons from Modern Racism by Valerie Batts:

http://visions-inc.org/article/is-reconciliation-possible-lessons-from-combating-modern-racism/

Power Under: Trauma and Nonviolent Social Change by Steve Wineman: http://traumaandnonviolence.com/

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

Trauma Stewardship by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky
4Healing Multi-generational Oppression-Trauma
http://discovermagazine.com/2013/may/13-grandmas-experiences-leave-epigenetic-mark-on-your-genes#.UcE7WudJM1L

From Intergenerational Trauma to Intergenerational Healing by Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart:

http://mhifc.org/Articles/HistoricalTraumaMariaBraveheartYellowhorse.pdf

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Dr. Joy Degruy Leary

Surviving Oppression, Healing Oppression by Dr. Vanissar Tarakali:

http://www.vanissar.com/blog/surviving-oppression-healing-oppression/

Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice by Mab Segrest
6Neurodivergent Sex & Sexuality webinar January 2024
Dr. Tarakali and guests explored how sex and sexuality are different for ND folks. Topics: Sexual boundaries, consent and pacing; Sex and sensory issues; Creating supportive containers/structure/roles; Triggers and shutdowns: is it trauma or neurodivergence?