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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mujeres de la Yuka invite you to celebrate Spring Equinox with us.







This Spring Equinox brings us a new moon combined with a solar eclipse. That is one awesome dance of the stars in the skies! What a great time for sky watching and of course for ceremonies of new intentions and celebration. With this in mind, Bohio Atabei Mujeres de la Yuka will have several  special events this weekend.  








Friday March 20, 2015
Time 5:45 -7PM
Water Ceremony at 6:45 PM 
by the river with Bohio Atabei Bibi Esperanza Martell
at exactly 6:45 PM (Meeting at 5:45, Riverside Dr. & 158th st. 
At 6pm we will be walking to Riverside Park to the area after the baseball field, 6:45 pm ritual begins:
Water Blessing for World Peace and love during the
Super Moon solar eclipse. This is an auspicious
time; we will be bathing in the love of The Earth Mother. Come prepared to embrace the river.
What to Bring:  Flowers, your offering and healthy snacks

For RSVP and information please call 212-927-9065
via email: bohioatabei@aol.com



Friday, March 20, 2015
Time-6:45-PMBohio Atabei Mujeres de la Yuka will be attending with Bohio Atabei Bibi Inaru
45th Annual UN Peace Bell Ceremony

*** RSVP is required by March 17th, if you wish to attend with Bohio women. You must contact us for info, as you have to
RSVP with The Earth Society Foundation.

Ceremony will take place at the Zen Garden and/or in your own homes at 6:45PM EST. Together with dignitaries and civil society, we will observe nature's moment as citizens of Earth. We will recognize that "we are one human family and have only one Earth." This tradition marking the moment of the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere has been observed for 44 consecutive years at UN Headquarters. March 20, 2015 will mark its 45th anniversary at the United Nations.

On Saturday, May 21, 20015 Time -10-AM
Bohio Atabei Mujeres de la Yuka will be volunteering at
Brook Park’s Spring Volunteer Day and Gardeners Meeting.
All are welcome! East 141st St., Brook Avenue in the South Bronx. For more information please visit: www.friendsofbrookpark.org

On Sunday March 22, 2015
Time -11:30AM-4PM
Bring your drums, maracas etc and lets celebrate together!
New Moon and
Celebrating Mother Earth Ceremony! At Inwood Hill Park by the nature center.  Join us! Bohio Aatbei Mujeres De La Yuka for drumming, songs and spoken word as we celebrate the Spring Equinox.
Please arrive no later than 11:30 am for 12 noon offering and ceremony of flowers.
* Grandmothers will hold a cleansing ritual/ limpias at 2PM

What to Bring:  Flowers, your offerings, drums, maracas and healthy snacks.
For RSVP and information please call 212 927-9065 or 347-400-0601
Directions to Inwood Park: By car: From the West Side Highway: Take the Dyckman Street exit. Follow the exit as it merges with Broadway. Drive North on Broadway to 218th Street. Take a left on 218th Street and drive west on 218th Street. The entrance to the park is at the end of the street. The Nature Center is located in Inwood Park.
From FDR/East River Drive: Take the FDR/East River Drive north to end. The end of the highway is at Dyckman Street. Bear left on Dyckman Street. Take Dyckman west to Broadway, and take a right on Broadway. Proceed north to 218th Street and make a left turn. The entrance to the park is at the end of 218th Street.From FDR/East River Drive: Take the FDR/East River Drive north to end. The end of the highway is at Dyckman Street. Bear left on Dyckman Street. Take Dyckman west to Broadway, and take a right on Broadway. Proceed north to 218th Street and make a left turn. The entrance to the park is at the end of 218th Street.From FDR/East River Drive: Take the FDR/East River Drive north to end. The end of the highway is at Dyckman Street. Bear left on Dyckman Street. Take Dyckman west to Broadway, and take a right on Broadway. Proceed north to 218th Street and make a left turn. The entrance to the park is at the end of 218th Street.From FDR/East River Drive: Take the FDR/East River Drive north to end. The end of the highway is at Dyckman Street. Bear left on Dyckman Street. Take Dyckman west to Broadway, and take a right on Broadway. Proceed north to 218th Street and make a left turn. The entrance to the park is at the end of 218th Street.
Public transportation: Take the 1 or the 9 train to the 215th Street stop. Walk North to 218th Street. Take a left and walk on 218th Street. The entrance to the park is at the end of the street. The Nature Center is located in Inwood Park. OR Take the A train to 207th Street. If you are in the last car of the train (near the handicap elevator), proceed west to Seaman Avenue, then north to Isham Street. If you are in the first car of the train, you will exit onto Isham Street. Go west to Seaman Avenue and proceed north into the park, keeping the baseball field to your right. Walk towards the Water. 

Happy Spring Equinox 2015
 to all of you
 

Stay well,Stay safe 

Be Blessed
Think Native Walk In Balance 




Thursday, March 12, 2015

Our new name:)

Ladies Bohio Atabei has had a name changed...Bohio will now be known as BohioAtabei Mujeres de La Yuka/ Women of the Cassave.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

March 8,2015 International Womens Day*UNITED NATIONS MARCH FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS



 In commemoration of the 20-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Bohio Atabei women marched alongside 
Thousands of women and men from around the world for
 WOMEN'S RIGHTS



 



All Pictures on this post taken & © By Amy Ponce Bohio Atabei Member
                           



Caribbean Indigenous delegates At OAS.

Caribbean Indigenous delegates, Jean La Rose, Amerindian Peoples Association, Guyana; and Roberto Mukaro Borrero, United Confederation of Taino People/International Indian Treaty Council attending the Organization of American States SIXTEENTH MEETING OF NEGOTIATIONS IN THE QUEST FOR POINTS OF CONSENSUS on the draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Washington, D.C., March 9-11, 2015