|We are Turtle Women Rising, Rising for Peace. We are a women's ceremonial drum collective founded and led by Indigenous women. We are committed to praying and playing well together for the return of peace and harmony, by encouraging the people of all nations, especially the women, to return to our ceremonial roles. All are welcome. |
Healing Ceremony for the Waters, the Land, the Critters and the People of the Gulf. DATE: Monday, April 16 – Friday, April 20, 2012. PLACE: Mandeville and New Orleans, Louisiana. SoulFire4TheGulf is a Gulf Healing Ceremony inspired by New Orleans Medicine Person and Musician, Dr. John. In Solidarity and Support of his vision, Turtle Women Rising and the tribal communities of Isle de Jean Charles, Pointe aux Chien, the Dulac Bands of the Biloxi, Chitimacha, Choctaw and the Atakapa Ishak Tribe join in Unity to welcome the Grandmothers, Elders and People of All Nations to support this Stand For The Earth. The ceremony will be held in Mandeville, Louisiana, at Fountainebleau State Park, near the Mandeville Mounds, from Monday April 16th to Thursday April 19th, 2012 and in New Orleans, on Friday the 20th of April. Because SoulFire4TheGulf is a ceremony, there will be no charge to attend. We do encourage donations, large and small, to cover the costs of this important ceremony.