Restoring Our Roots.

"...beautifully diverse community present, all joining together to stand for a common cause." Dr. Kono

Restoring Our Roots.

"...beautifully diverse community present, all joining together to stand for a common cause." Dr. Kono

Mission

To improve human health and well-being by decriminalizing and expanding access to entheogenic plants and fungi through political and community organizing, education and advocacy.

Vision

We envision happier, healthier individuals and communities reconnected to nature and entheogenic plant and fungi traditions and practices.

Purpose Statement

To decriminalize entheogenic plants, restore our root connection to nature, and improve human health and well-being.

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Santa Cruz could decriminalize magic mushrooms...

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Positive change in your own community and elsewhere.

Decriminalize Nature Oakland is an educational campaign to inform Oakland residents about the value of entheogenic plants and fungi and the intention to propose a resolution to decriminalize our relationship to nature.

Decriminalize Nature refers to entheogenic plants, fungi, and natural sources (as defined herein), such as mushrooms, cacti, iboga containing plants and /or extracted combinations of plants similar to Ayahuasca; and limited to those containing the following types of compounds: indole amines, tryptamines, phenethylamines.

Entheogen

to generate or inspire the divine within

Psilocybe Mushroom

Psilocybe Mushroom

  • Respected as a safe & natural healing sacrament for millennia throughout Mexico, Central America and the world.
  • Beneficial for depression & recidivism
  • Encorauges openness, creativity, and spiritual growth
  • John Hopkins: Top 5 most meaningful experiences
  • UCLA & NYU: Treating end-of-life anxiety
Iboga

Iboga

  • From Central Africa through Gabon, iboga is revered for initiatory rites of passage involving encounters with ancestors from the spirit realm
  • Beneficial for treatment-resistant opiate and methamphetamine addiction
Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca

  • Over 75 indigenous groups in the Amazonian basin respect ayahuasca as a sacred "plant teacher" 
  • Beneficial for depression, addiction, anxiety, and PTSD
  • Ayahuasca treatment in Brazilian prison population reduces recidivism
  • Benefits creativity, openness, and spiritual growth
Cacti

Cacti

  • Honored as sacred plants for thousands of years throughout the Americas
  • Central to traditional religious and healing practices
  • Considered a sacrament in the Native American Church
  • Beneficial for the treatment of alcoholism

Events

Life Changing Stories

Kufikiri offers a testimonial at
Decriminalize Nature Oakland,
March 22, 2019, at the Omni Commons.
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"It is time to end the war on entheogenic plants and fungi. Support the inalienable human right to develop our own relationship with nature."