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ZONGWE BINESIKWE

Sounding Thunderbird Woman
CEO & Founder of STW Media

Zongwe Binesikwe (zhong-way bi-nee-si-quay) is a 2-Spirit Anishinaabe storyteller and spiritual artist based out of Thunder Bay, Ontario. They/She. Bear Clan. Binnjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek. Rocky Bay First Nation. 


Zongwe has over 15 years of nursing experience and has been a primary health care nurse practitioner since 2010. They are currently attending Queen's University as a PhD candidate in nursing. Their thesis work is focused on storytelling as medicine using spiritual expressive art for trauma healing. 

Zongwe is a contributing author in "Caring for 2SLGBTQ People: A Clinical Guide, 2nd Edition" with University of Toronto Press (2022) with a chapter focused on Indigenous LGBTQ and 2-Spirit Health. 

Photo by: Melissa Aquino

 

STW MEDIA WITH ZONGWE BINESIWE

 

STORYTELLING FOR SPIRIT

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SUNDAYS IN SPIRIT
WITH ZONGWE

Spiritual Devotion & Prayer Media

Zongwe produces and hosts a weekly vlog exploring spiritual teachings from around the world starting with Christianity.

Vlog airs Sundays at 5pm ET

NOKOMIS SPEAKS
PODCAST

Teachings from Grandmother Moon

Zongwe produces and hosts this healing podcast reconnecting to the cycles of moon. Join and listen to teachings from Nokomis Giizis, Grandmother Moon.


Pods launch every full moon & new moon

UNDER THE SAME STARS

Community Feature Page

Zongwe created Under the Same Stars to highlight Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples creating unity and positivity in their communities across Turtle Island.

Features run on first Saturday of every month

 
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ZEE'S PLACE

Zongwe produced & hosted Zee's Place radio show on CILU 102.7 FM until April 2021. 

Due to COVID-restrictions, the on-air reboot of Zee's Place will be delayed.

For now, Zee's Place will be a weekly feature of Indigenous musicians & all artists using music for social justice.

Features will run every Wednesday at 11am ET

 

SPIRITUAL ARTIST

 
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PAINTING AS CEREMONY

Zongwe uses painting as ceremony to seek guidance from their higher self, ancestors, spirit guides and God to help release and heal trauma. This sacred art practice helped in healing their symptoms of complex PTSD.