FOLK MAGICK + RITUALS
APOTHECARY + BODYWORK
FACE + BODY CARE
ONLINE COURSES + WORKSHOPS
L E A R N W I T H M E
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ABOUT SASSAFRAS HEALING ARTS
My name is cheré / rere suzette bergeron. I am a healing arts practitioner located on Occupied Dakhóta Land, otherwise known as Minneapolis, Minnesota.
I create medicine + magic for healing justice + collective liberation.
I am a mystic, care worker, ancestral animism re-memberer + weaver, land-tender, herbalist, registered nurse, astrologer, witch, traiteur, völva, writer, researcher, radical folk/ community historian, + memory keeper. I situate myself as a lifelong student, lover, + researcher of these crafts, practices, traditions, + lineages, which are deeply interconnected. My pronouns are they / them.
I value authenticity, care work, interdependence / sacred reciprocity, non-linear time + healing, solidarity, autonomy, boundaries, + pleasure.
I seek to weave my strand in the web of wyrd as a race traitor in service of dispelling + dismantling myths + structures of white supremacy + capitalism. I believe in the power + magic of care webs, mutual aid, + crip, femme, survivor wisdom. As a crip, femme, survivor myself who lives with complex PTSD + chronic pain, I am particularly interested in the intersections of nervous system co-regulation + healing attachment traumas through building relationships + communities grounded in care + interdependence.
I live + land-tend on Dakhóta homelands, near Ȟeyata Otuŋwe.
These maps have been deeply impactful and informative of my practice. They were created by both Marlena Myles and Dawí (Huhá Máza). You can access a copy and order prints of varying sizes + read more about the artists here.