The Iroquois Confederacy is considered by many to be the world’s oldest living participatory democracy – extending across eight centuries. Its governance model emerged from the Peacemaker’s vision for ending warfare between five nations and creating a culture that could sustain peaceful co-existence. Sociocracy is a governance method receiving increasing attention by the new economy movement because of its aligned values. How might we apply these wisdom traditions to our current circumstances? What’s the bridge between the old and new? How can the exploration inform our governing structures?