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Purple Heart Day
August 7, 2016
August 14, 2016
Women's Equailty Day
August 26, 2016
As the late Dr. Wayne Dyer has written, there is a spiritual solution for every problem.
When Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley came to the Christian faith at age 19, He learned to ignore his ethnic heritage because he was told it was “of the flesh.” His experience is consistent with the colonial history of those living in a land where the dominant culture is associated with one particular faith tradition.
Because Euro-Americans contextualized their Christian faith so well (see, for example, the White Jesus on the wall of First Church of Any Town, USA), Euro-Americans became confused over what was faith and what was culture.
The resulting mixture of Christianity and Euro-American civilization was the decision that all native religious ceremonies and many cultural practices be outlawed. For almost 100 years, in the name of progress, American Indian children were forced into government-sponsored, denominationally run boarding schools where many were abused physically, sexually, emotionally and spiritually, and where many of them died. Read More...
Elder Council Induction Ceremonies
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sacred Grounds, Hot Springs National Park, AR
* Michael Eye of the Eagle Feather Burton
* Monroe Loy
* Dr. Rev. Fred D. Wilcoxson
* John Ivan James
* Rev. Thomas Morrison Haley
Ceremonies will be officiated by Lee Standing Bear Moore, Robert King "Gray Hawk" Coke, Rev. Linda Two Hawk Feathers James, David Quiet Wind Furr, and assisted by Robert White, and Amanda Moore. Public is invited. More details will follow. Watch the website.
Confederation of the Elders Council Original People of Abya Ayala South America
Manataka IS a Sacred Site - Manifesting
Published on May 8, 2013
A poem by John Trudell, put to music by Good Shield and Mignon Geli and video produced by Mike Mease of Buffalo Field Campaign. A powerful anthem to the wisdom of the buffalo.
Visit http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org for more info and to learn how you can help America's last wild buffalo!
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