Of mixed Ancestry, Phillip Scott has walked the Native Path for over thirty years, learning from and sanctioned by traditional Medicine/Holy people, tribal Spiritual leaders, shamans and elders from several Indigenous cultures.
Annually Sundancing in the Lakota tradition for over two decades, he is a Ceremonial leader entrusted to share Indigenous wisdom and traditional healing practices with the contemporary world. Interviewed both nationally and internationally on radio, television and for newspapers, his life and experience have been featured in journals and books.
Phillip is the founder of Ancestral Voice Institute for Indigenous Lifeways, a preeminent center of healing and learning devoted to the preservation, application and respectful dissemination of traditional Indigenous and shamanic lifeways. In addition to directing and teaching the programs at the Institute in Northern California, which he founded in 1994 (and recently celebrated its 20th year anniversary), he maintains a private healing practice, performs Ceremonies, lectures, conducts intensives and leads pilgrimages worldwide.
Phillip has served as a personal mentor to some Stepping Stones Leaders, and graciously offers his wisdom and traditions to the SSP community.