Iya Baba NoKe is a radical educator, activist, and poet. She is initiated in various branches of African spirituality; she is a Lucumi Priestess of Obatala as well as a Yaya Nganga in Palo Mayombe. She does integrative light work via reiki and intuitive divination. She is a certified Reiki Master and is accredited by the World Metaphysical Association and The Accreditation Council of Holistic Healers. Iya is a medium in the Afro-Caribbean tradition Espiritismo, and has been offering consultations and readings since 2010. She also does integrative light work. She is a certified Reiki Master and is accredited by the World Metaphysical Association and The Accreditation Council of Holistic Healers. Her work can be defined as decolonization therapy. It is a healing process where wounded spirits and souls from disenfranchised groups can work to recover from historical trauma, racism, and other collective social ills caused by the long-term negative effects of colonization. Iya has been published in various anthologies, including Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism (2012) and in Shade of Ritual (2014). She has contributed to the Wild Hunt, a daily online journal. She has also taught at many gatherings, conferences, and venues across the United States.