Order Ilarion's New Book!
Ilarion Merculieff’s book entitled, Wisdom Keeper – one man’s journey to honor the untold history of the Unangan People will be available in all major bookstores. In the meantime, it can be ordered through Amazon Books
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New Section of Published Works

New area added to website to highlight the Published Books and Articles written or contributed to by Ilarion and On-Line Talks. Go to Published Books and Articles on GCILL.org Go…
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New GCILL Partners List

We have a new Partners page on GCILL.org listing our partnerships.

Earth Sayer Ilarion Larry Merculieff

New events posted for 2019!

Please visit my Event Calendar to see where I’ll be teaching in 2019.

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Announcing Wisdom Weavers Project Seeking Support

On November 2017, 13 Indigenous Wisdom Weavers from tribes around the world gathered for four days on Kaua`i to co-create a message for humankind. They will speak on behalf of…
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Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways (GCILL)

GCILL is a platform for educating and informing people about indigenous ways of knowing, wisdom for modern times and spirituality that raises human consciousness and harmonious relationship with Mother Earth.

Having had a traditional upbringing, Ilarion Merculieff, founder of GCILL, has been, and continues to be, a strong voice and activist calling for the meaningful application of this traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from elders in Alaska and throughout the world to the resolution of modern day challenges.

We hope it will inspire you to take action within your own lives and in your work, paid or otherwise, to better our world.

Wisdom Weavers

The Unungan Story

Individual & Community Wellness

Sacred Feminine & Sacred Masculine

Mother Earth & Environment

Indigenous Elder Wisdom


“In these prophetic times, where human beings are pushing the Earth Mother’s life support systems to the brink, it is imperative to do whatever is possible to elevate human consciousness. We must heal the separation from self, others and Mother Earth. This separation is the root cause for all the human dysfunctions that are destroying Mother Earth and ourselves.”

Ilarion Merculieff