International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers Hold Gathering in Montana: July 26 - 29, 2012
The theme of the gathering is 'Gratitude Brings Freedom' and focuses on healing generational trauma and honoring ancestors.
Participants will receive daily teachings on healing generational trauma, permaculture, buffalo preparation, beadwork and more from Grandmother Margaret’s people. In the afternoons, the Grandmothers will convene at the central arbor to offer their teachings. In the evening everyone will be able to participate in a talking circle, to share their experiences with one another.
One of the highlights of the event will be the arrival, on Saturday July 28, of horses, riders and documentary film crew of the Grandmothers’
Since becoming a member of the Grandmothers Council, Grandmother Margaret has grounded her inspiration to help her people by establishing the Cheyenne Elders Council. The CEC’s special project for the eleventh Council Gathering will be the grand opening of the T’sistsistas’
Registration to the gathering is still open and can be found on the Events page of the Grandmothers Council website: http://www.grandmotherscouncil.org/
About the Cheyenne Elders Council:
The Cheyenne Elders Council is dedicated to promoting self-healing through intergenerational training and our traditional ceremonies. We seek to reintroduce our own identity as Cheyenne people and break down the divisions between the Northern and Southern Cheyenne.
About the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers:
The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers represents a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for Mother Earth, all Her inhabitants, and all the children for the next seven generations to come. The Grandmothers Council was brought together by a common vision, set in motion by the Center for Sacred Studies (CSS), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining indigenous ways of life through cross-cultural spiritual practices, ministry, and education, and committed to peace and unity for all peoples.