The teachers of 28th Earth Lodge (2022) will be Walter Alamanni, Renata Carnegini, Diane Battung Mumm.

In the photo below, all teachers in Earth Lodge history! From left to right:

Renata Carnegini

“Light Dragon”

Renata has been for several years in charge as sponsor of the Italian Earth Lodge. She now serves with excellence as a facilitator and ceremonialist.

Diane Battung Mumm

“Sea Dancer”

Diane has dreamt the Italian Earth Lodge and she has created the foundation for a stable presence of the SMSD path in our country. She is co-founder of the Italian Red Lodge. Diane has been bestowed the honor of teaching women the Matriarchal Wheel in the lineage of the Twisted Hairs.

Janneke Koole


Janneke is a certified teacher on the SMSD Path and she has been teaching in Europe, Canada and US since 1990. She is Counsellor and Art Therapist, Trainer in Rites of Passage for teenagers and adults.

Walter Alamanni

“Owl Eyes”

Walter is a certified SMSD teacher and has been an apprentice on the path for more than 20 years. He is the Teen Lodge leader; a teacher at the Italian Red Lodge and the founder of the Brotherhood of the Phoenix. He is ceremonialist in Rites of Passage for teenagers and adults. In his job as a counselor and coach he draws from the Wheels and Keys of SMSD to create tools for personal growth and development.

Mary Minor

Lightning Strikes Twice

Mary is a senior apprentice and has been a SMSD teacher for more than 25 years. She is the Medicine Director for the Deer Tribe in USA and Lineage Advocate. She is co-founder of the Red Lodge in Italy and trainer in Rites of Passage for adolescents and adults.

Naide Bruno

“Flowing Thunder”

Chiropractor and Naturopath, Naide teaches in USA, Canada and Europe. She is co-founder of the Italian Red Lodge. She is in charge of the SMSD Healing Paradigm.