Cynthia L. Stacey
Cynthia L. Stacey is a North Carolina singer-songwriter and artist. Her work is influenced by her youth, which she spent at the Musa Isle Indian Village, a traditional Seminole Indian village on the Miami River in South Florida where she was adopted and raised. Her current home is in Highlands, North Carolina, near the location in the Southern Appalachian Mountains where she summered as a child. Her music is generally socially conscious.
Thea, as she is known artistically, has performed in many parts of the United States and Europe, and has opened for artists such as Richie Havens, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary, Karen Taylor-Good, and R. Carlos Nakai. She is a mother, and has worked in alternative medicine as a midwife, herbalist, nutritionist, and childbirth educator. She is cofounder of the South Florida School of Midwifery, former co-owner of Mindbody Press and Evolutionary Press (subsidiaries of Findhorn Books), and worked as executive director of Resources for World Health, a group which worked with indigenous healers and medicine people. Other activities she has taken part in include leading spirituality workshops and classes, photography, essay writing.
- A Chance to Live: Children’s Songs for Peace
- Planet We Ride
- Thea & the GreenMan LIVE
- My Mother's Garden featuring Grammy Award winning Native American flutist, Mary Youngblood