Dallas Chief Eagle – Lakota on the ManKind Project
Nov27

Dallas Chief Eagle – Lakota on the ManKind Project

“MKP has proven to be our most effective allies in eradicating genocide since the Cheyenne were to the Lakota 150 years ago.” ~ Dallas Chief Eagle Brothers, Dallas Chief Eagle blessed us at the Gathering last week. He declared that after 100 years of no allies, the Lakota now have allies. We, the men of the (Central Plains) ManKind Project, are those allies. When he shared that with the circle, I felt as if the roof split...

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Turning Weapons into Instruments
Oct28

Turning Weapons into Instruments

Editors note: by Gonzalo Salinas “I believe that the purpose of Art is to come up with ways to transform the most negative instincts, into creative instincts.” ~ Pedro Reyes, a Mexican artist who came up with the idea of transforming guns into musical instruments in a powerful project called “Disarm”. In a previous installation, “Shovels for Guns,” the people in Culiacan, a violent city in Mexico,...

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To all my MKP Brothers, Especially the Straight Ones
Jul18

To all my MKP Brothers, Especially the Straight Ones

by Edmond Manning To All My MKP Brothers, Especially The Straight Ones I had a tooth brush in my mouth and was contemplating sleep when my overnight guest, a straight man, said to me, “I have a real problem with gay men.” As a gay man, hearing this statement from a guest in my own home was not exactly comforting. Was this the beginning of an ugly conflict? What hard words might come out next? I should back up. Eight years ago,...

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Cross Cultural Male Friendships
Mar03

Cross Cultural Male Friendships

Building and maintaining a cross cultural friendship Michael (Miguel) Rath and Darryl Moment have built a powerful relationship based in conscious interaction. Here’s how they did it. Listen to internet radio with MyNDTALK with Dr Pamela Brewer on Blog Talk Radio From strangers, to competitors, to allies and friends, this is the story of two men and their journey toward comfortable self awareness. Through their membership in the...

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Documenting Reconciliation in Kenya
Mar31

Documenting Reconciliation in Kenya

by Boysen Hodgson In 2007 Patrick Mureithi traveled to Rwanda with the opportunity to film a reconciliation process between perpetrators and victims of violence in the Rwandan genocide. The experience had a deep and lasting impact. He created a documentary film based on that experience called “ICYIZERE:hope” (see the preview below). “ICYIZERE:hope” trailer from Patrick Mureithi on Vimeo. Focusing on Kenya...

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A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012
Jan16

A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012

A Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day – the New Warrior and cultural change. by Boysen Hodgson “Agape is more than romantic or aesthetic love. Agape is more than friendship. Agape is creative, understanding, redemptive good will for all men. It is an overflowing love that seeks nothing in return. Theologians would say that this is the love of God operating in the human heart. When one rises to love on this level, he...

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