Kelly is passionate about building community, creativity, and supporting people young and old to find and use their gifts. At home, she is raising/witnessing 2 teens as the emerge into the world and in her professional world, teaches and mentors student leaders and activists at Butte College. Kelly tends to the land and the council hut at the gathering.
Emily Rebecca Tool
Emily Rebecca Tool is a mother, a friend, a daughter, a sister and a partner. She is a practitioner of ABM Neuromovement, helping adults and children overcome a variety of challenges. She especially loves working with special needs children. She is a photographer, a chef and a homesteader. She loves to garden, read, process food, travel and celebrate! She lives off grid with her family and loves being at home in the forest. At the gathering, Emily helps facilitate connections with the local konkow maidu, helps tend the land and leads photography.
Colleen Wofchuck loves wholesome, home-made food, organic farming and magical medicinal herbs. She spends a lot of time with her 2 year old son, Rusty and loving husband Mike. Put her anywhere in nature and she's happy. She's facilitating the wellness center, work trade and workshops this year.
Serra Wells enjoys laughing, bicycles, dancing and being surrounded by nature, friends and family. She is an urban homestead enthusiast, the mother of 2 amazing humans, and humbled daily by both roles. She enjoys bringing people together and making shit happen! She seeks out life's nectar and savors every drop! She has run her own business, Sacred Beginnings, for over 10 years supporting local families through pregnancy, birth and early parenting. At the gathering Serra organizes the Nurture Hut and helps with ceremonies and workshops.
Lily Rothrock geeks out making cool stuff with the internet. She helps people develop their web presence to be as authentic and beautiful as they are. She loves to sing, swim, bead, travel, y hablar en Español. Lily organizes outreach for WeWoWis.
Sierra Marie Chik-McNeal
Sierra has many gifts and walks the beauty way~ She dives deeply into the inner workings of personal growth and finds passion and strength in all the ways that she creates, whether that be mothering, relationship and community building, authentic communication, intentional home design, movement and fine arts, teaching, clothing alteration and unique personal expression. For the gathering she is co-creating the Creative Hearts & Hands art space and helps with ceremonies.
Francine Stuelpnagel spends most all of her time between working on her vegetable farm, GRUB CSA, and her two young boys, Orin and Milo. In between and on the edges, she loves cooking, fermentation, traveling, jumping on the trampoline with her kiddos, yoga, swimming in the creek and connection to the land, the plants and it's people. At WeWoWis she coordinates the tea and coffee station, which gives her time to connect to people while drinking plant medicine.
Katie Machek is a nature lover and insect enthusiast. After receiving her degree in Zoology, she decided to fulfill her desire to work intimately with primates by having two children and choosing a stay-at-home lifestyle. When she is not caring for her children or tending to her small urban farm, Katie enjoys to read, hike, listen to loud eclectic music, think about life, chat with friends, and make delicious food. Katie is the lead organizer for Little Weavers, Weaving Women's Wisdom's child care area.
TamRa Wich'Ma is a follower of the stars and practices self-love in action with emotional well-being, physical action, mindful thought, spiritual connection and social activism. Over the last couple of years TamRa has been involved with anchoring the Maiden Temple; facilitating conversation about LGBTQ community, diversity, and connecting with the Konkow Maidu.
"Claiming Our Light" team, 2017 Gathering
"Tending Fertile Soil" Team, 2016 Gathering
"Growing Deeper" Team, 2015 Gathering
Founders, 2014 Gathering
Weaving Women's Wisdom
Weaving Women's Wisdom provides a time and place for girls & women of all ages from the greater Butte County to gather together in celebration, ceremony, skill sharing and nourishment to create an inspirational community of women who are connected to themselves, each other and the earth.