Roberto Dansie

“Cultural wisdom is the collective insights of our ancestors which guide us on our journey to our true self.” – Roberto Dansie

Maya & ancient wisdom scholar, Roberto Dansie has been internationally recognized as the most eloquent and accessible contemporary authority on Cultural Diversity. 

He founded his Company Cultural Wisdom in 1998.  He is an award winning speaker, trainer, and clinical psychologist.  Among the awards received by Roberto are:

  • The National Award for Community Development from the Department of Health.
  • The distinguished “Mounted Medallion Award” from the National IndianHealth Board for Roberto’s work in Indian Health.
  • The Cesar Chavez Award from National Migrant Education.
  • The Federal Award from the Administration on Aging.
  • The Humanitarian of the Year from The International Medical and Educational Trust of Columbia Missouri University.
  • The Illinois Association of Agencies & Community Organizations for Migrant Advocacy award for Exemplary Dedication to IAACOMA and it's mission.

Roberto is the author of numerous medical, research periodicals, feature news interviews, and a text book chapter in “Responses to Traumatized Children”.  His chapter “Cultural Perspective of Healing Trauma” begins with the statement, “Cultural sensitivity is becoming a significant variable in the treatment and rehabilitation of traumatized children”.   His two books, Eternal Wellsprings, and Semillas De Esperanza (Seeds of Hope) can be purchased in the Bookstore, on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many online bookstores. Roberto has been a columnist with Indian Country Today, the nation’s leading American Indian news source.  He has been interviewed for a feature article from In Touch Center Point News.  This newsletter published three times a year, combines interviews with Jungian analysts and a four-month calendar of courses and conferences offered by more than 701 institutes across the U.S. and in Switzerland, Canada, and South Africa.  In the interview; “When Hope Makes Everyone of Us Relevant to the Circle”, the interviewer stated, “Jung valued the storyteller.  He would certainly value an evening or many evenings with Roberto Dansie, who makes his stories live in the imagination.”

Roberto has been a long standing keynote speaker who travels frequently throughout the United States, Mexico, Latin America and Europe.  His client list includes National and International Universities, Hospitals, Mental Health Organizations, Primary Care Associations, Center for Disease Control Departments, Insurance Providers, Non-Profit, National & Regional Disability, Migrant Health & Education, National Health & Human Service, Cancer Research, National Refugee & Immigrant collaborations, Minority & Multicultural Organizations, and International Gestalt Centers.

Trainings also available in Spanish

Trainings also available in Spanish


In 1981, Roberto won the World Championship of Martial Arts in Pussan, Korea.  He has shared and taught theses skills to youth and families though out the world.  Surgeon General Satcher commended Roberto for “Being a dedicated foot soldier for the health of the nation.”

Roberto Dansie is a dynamic speaker who continues to bring wisdom, joy, music, and inspiration to all he encounters.  Each one of his presentations is like a Navajo sand painting, created for the specific healing of those who receive it.

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