(All meetings were held at Allan
& Lucy's near
Penetanguishene unless otherwise noted.)
January 20-22: Twelve
trackers were given a demonstration of various aspects of spinning by a local
woman. Sweatlodge Saturday evening. Discussion about prophecies and
February 18-19: A
group of Trackers attended the Elders Conference at Trent University in
March 25-26: Thirteen
people participated in various activities. Maple syrup making, cow horn
rattles, long walks, and sweatlodge Saturday evening.
April 22-23: Fifteen
folks. Advanced throwing sticks, bow drill practice, some made
dreamcatchers, sweatlodge on Saturday evening. A long walk on
Sunday. One person shared exercises from the recent Advanced Awareness
Class at the Tracker School.
May 27-28: Twenty-two
folks attended. The theme for the weekend was edible wild plants.
Georgina guided us on a collecting walk Saturday: wild leeks, coltsfoot, sorrel,
dandelion, fiddleheads. One person brought an arctic char which was cooked
in the coals of the sweatlodge fire during the sweat by the "fire
June 17-18: This was
a children's weekend, with 34 adults and children in attendance.
Various activities oriented towards children. There was no sweatlodge this
July: At Georgina's
place. About 10 people attended. Saturday afternoon the group went
for a hike on the Bruce Trail. Sunrise sweatlodge Sunday morning.
Hildegard's place. Six folks were here this weekend. Swimming and
drumming. Pipe ceremony.
Seventeen people attended. The theme for the weekend was traps. Sweatlodge
Camping weekend at the Crown land camp near Parry Sound. About 12 people
Twenty-two people. On Saturday we built a new sweatlodge. Sunday
morning the group was led in a journey-style meditation. Watched
Enviroscapes Cable TV show (which featured 3 of the group).
Twenty-eight people here. We made pine needle baskets. Two
sweatlodges (male and female) Saturday evening. On Sunday we held a giveaway.
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