(All meetings were held at Allan
& Lucy's near
Penetanguishene unless otherwise noted.)
Fifteen people at this meeting. On Saturday Georgina gave us a
discussion of healing from the point of view of different body systems.
Saturday evening a sweatlodge. Sunday Darryl led a workshop on the Touch
for Health healing methods. Cold this weekend.
Thirteen at this weekend. We focused on moccasin making. Swetalodge
March 25-27: Nineteen
people in attendance this weekend. Saturday some prepared hides.
Sweatlodge Saturday evening. We also made pine needle coil baskets from
long pine needles brought from Florida. Tapped a maple and birch
tree. Some people focused on primitive traps.
April 22-24: Flint knapping
workshop led by Jim Featherstone & Louis Rebelo. Eighteen people
attended. We held two sweatlodges Saturday evening (women & men in
separate sweats). On Sunday we went on a long walk to the beaver dam then
to Georgian Bay.
May 27-29: A small
group of eight people. Sweatlodge Saturday evening. Collected wild
edible plants for dinner: wild leeks, pokeweed, dandelions, Japanese knotweed,
burdock leaves, violet leaves & flowers, pigweed, shepherd's purse and trout
lily leaves. On Sunday we collected live birch bark for future
July 23-24: A small
group of six. We made baskets out of the birch bark that we had collected
in May. Sweatlodge Saturday evening.
showed up for this weekend. Made a wigwam frame. Baskets from bark
strips. Collected wood and rocks for future sweatlodges. Sweatlodge
Saturday evening. Talking circle Sunday.
Sixteen this weekend. We made birch bark baskets. Saturday night a
sweatlodge. Sunday a Philosophy discussion.
Twenty-two people attended. We had a giveaway on Sunday. Two
sweatlodges on Saturday night (men & women each in their own). Sunday
reviewed philosophy issues, including "dark side".
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