It is with great Joy that I am able to report that on Saturday June 22 2013 we gathered to celebrate the ceremony of SUMMER SOLSTICE on the grounds of the Youngstown Ohio Teaching Lodge of the CANEY INDIGENOUS SPIRITUAL CIRCLE, a sacred place guided by Dr Rosa Ana'O Quinones, Caney Circle behike and UCTP representative for the Ohio region.…Continue
The paradox of Impromptu ceremonies
Or Creating rituals on the fly
Can there be an impromptu Ceremony? Hold up isn't a ceremony a traditional observance and the handing down of statements, beliefs, customs, from generation to generation a sacred…Continue
Yurumein director/producer Andrea Leland will be discussing YURUMEIN tonight, June 20, on WHPK Chicago at 5pm Central Time. DJ Marta Nicolas will play some of the music from the YURUMEIN soundtrack and interview director/producer Andrea Leland. Music highlights include songs from Andy Palacio’s album WATINA, and Rhodel “Rhodee” Castillo’s album IN EXILE. You…Continue
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Award-winning filmmaker Andrea Leland (director of THE GARIFUNA JOURNEY) has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for her upcoming film YURUMEIN -- a documentary about the revival of Garifuna culture on the island of St. Vincent. Forced into hiding and exile by British colonial forces, Garifuna culture had been all but lost on the island of St. Vincent for the last two hundred years. While…Continue
This is a form I use with my Beikes-in training ( IKENS) ,helping to understand what and why
Taino Ritual Worksheet
Type of Ritual:…Continue
Takaji My Relatives
On Sunday Morning June 2 2013 I travelled to a community near the eastern end of Long Island, the home of our Taino spiritual sister Lisa Nacancuyu, a member of the Yukayeke Ma'Oconuco of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
We all share her sorrow currently as she mourns the loss, not only of her son but also more recently of her…Continue
On Sunday May 26 a small group of us gathered on the grounds of the CANEY INDIGENOUS SPIRITUAL CIRCLE Verona-Penn Hills, Pennsylvania Teaching Lodge to celebrate our traditional Full Moon Ceremony. We were thrilled to again find ourselves accompanied by a number of our dear friends from the Peaceburgh Community.
Our spiritual sister the Caney Circle beikeTenanche played a particularly important role in this month's moon ceremony by contributing a new tobacco…Continue
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