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Friday, December 5, 2014

(99) CBC News: The National Native woman struggles to keep her home

 CBC News: The National:



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Darlene Necan was homeless and tried to do something about it. Now the Aboriginal woman is facing government fines.

this woman deserves our support.rt.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

DEC 6,2014 from 5-9pm Bohio Atabei Full Moon Circle of Sisterhood.


As Native people our ancestors did not record time by using the months of the Julian or Gregorian calendar. Many tribes kept track of time by observing the seasons and lunar months, although there was much variability. For some tribes, the year contained 4 seasons and started at a certain season, such as spring or fall. Others counted 5 seasons to a year. Some tribes defined a year as 12 Moons, while others assigned it 13. Certain tribes that used the lunar calendar added an extra Moon every few years, to keep it in sync with the seasons.
Each tribe that did name the full Moons (and/or lunar months) had its own naming preferences. Some would use 12 names for the year while others might use 5, 6, or 7; also, certain names might change the next year.
A full Moon name used by one tribe might differ from one used by another tribe for the same time period, or be the same name but represent a different time period. The name itself was often a description relating to a particular activity/event that usually occurred during that time in their 
location.

    In any case there is a full Moon
                                                                    Dec 6, 2014    from 5 -9pm
 Bohio Atabei
Is inviting you our sisters of kindred spirit to come celebrate our sisterhood together as Daughters of earth mother.
Please email Bohioatabei @aol.com 

if you wish to attend
No later than Friday Dec 5, 2014 and we will send you the Address and contact numbers.
Join us as we share some of our Taino teachings with you and you may share some of your teachings with us.
Bring a maraca, hand drum, song, story a poem or a prayer to share
but most of all bring your smiles and good thoughts
Lets have a joyful sisterhood circle.
Lastly please bring a dish to share and wear or bring a skirt

See yeahhhhh






 Resource for images
 Image 2-modern-day artist’s rendition depicting someone from different islands in the Caribbean where Taino peoples lived
 in pre-conquest times, and names for the characters. L-R (islands first, character names second): (Youma/Guanahani –
Manicato), (Cibao/Coba – Mucaro), (Xaymaca – Cocayo), (Ayiti/Haiti – Karaya), (Bohio/Quisqueya – Guey/Guan), (Boriken – Tanama/Anani).
Via Taino ~ Indigenous People of the Caribbean
Image 2-women of wisdom
Iimage 3 three Taino women pics.