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Meet Kiana Cross : An Inspiring Indigenous Artist

Kiana Cross also known as DJ Poptrt is a very inspiring Indigenous Artist. When she’s not busy creating amazing music, she practices cultural traditions that she was taught as a child. By having a conversation with her, we gained in depth knowledge about her community’s historical traditions of burning sage! She also brought to our attention the sacred origins of smudging and the use of these tools in Indigenous culture.  An interesting insight we learned from Kiana is that different cultures give thanks to the creator (God, the Universe), motherly earth, winds and waters. To cleanse yourself, it is said to guide the sage’s smoke over your eyes to see properly, then over your head taking more of the smoke...

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Cultural Appreciation

Cultural Appreciation of the Indigenous Peoples: Sageful is committed to informing our community on the origins of sage and ensuring we’re practicing in a way that honors and respects traditions.  Did you know… Indigenous peoples have used sage as part of a sacred religious ceremonial practice for centuries, called smudging. Often performed by a spiritual leader, sage is burned during this ceremony with the purpose of cleansing and purifying a space or a person.   Prior to 1978, Indigenous people were not permitted to burn sage as it was illegal. This act frequently resulted in severe consequences. The Indigenous peoples have been through immense hardships to have the ability to practice their religion and traditions freely.  Sageful stands alongside the Indigenous...

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FAQ

How do I use Sageful? We encourage you to do whatever intuitively feels right for you, but here is the recommended Sageful moment:  Prepare the room. Open the windows to release any stagnant energy. Quiet your mind, close your eyes and focus on an intention, manifestation or positive energy.  Light the sage stick, allowing it to burn for about 20 seconds and gently blowing out the flame. Purify your surroundings by gently guiding the sage clockwise on the walls, corners and floors, spreading the smoke out towards the exits.  Sage yourself by slowly guiding the smoke around your body, starting from your toes to the crown of your head.  Allow the sage to slowly and safely burn out naturally.  What are...

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Our Story

We believe in channeling peace and positivity, together. We are Sageful: a female founded, Montreal-based wellness company providing access to daily grounding practices such as intention setting, mindfulness, and meditation. Additionally, we stand behind the protection and safety of wildlife by sourcing our plants from a mountainous region in California where all animals are welcome.  Sageful honours and celebrates the sacred origins of energy cleansing rituals. Through our research we’ve discovered that Sage has been used for centuries, dating all the way back to the ancient Egyptians and Romans who used it to treat digestive issues and other ailments. Indigenous cultures use sage as sacred ceremonial practice called smudging. Sageful is committed to informing our community on the origins of...

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