2ND ANNUAL

 WOMEN AND WATER COMING TOGETHER SYMPOSIUM

 FOCUSING ON

 WOMEN AND MEN TOGETHER FOR THE WATER

  JULY 29, TO AUGUST 2, 2018

 


 

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018  

Registration and Camp Day


SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018


7:00 AM

  REGISTRATION, ALL DAY-   Light the Sacred Fire  
       
11:00 AM   ORIENTATION -   Greg Hermann
 
    Goals and objectives of program  
       
  11:00 AM   PAGEANT  
   

Teaching of Honor Pageant  -  Mildred “Tinker” Schuman

 
         Blessing of the WWCTS Eagle Staff  
         Story of the Staff  -  David Baker  
         Procession; Honor Guard; Flag Song  
         Recognition  
       Blessing and sharing of Water and Berries  
         Prayer   -   Josephine Mandamin  
       
   12:30 PM  

FEAST   Bring your OWN feast bundle (plate, bowl, cup, utensils)

 
2:00 PM   OPENING REMARKS  
       
2:30 PM   GIVE AWAY in Honor of EAGLE STAFF - WWCT Committee
 
       

4:30 PM

 

BREAK FOR CONCERT

 

 

 

 


MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018


            7:30 AM   REGISTRATION  
9:00 AM  

WELCOME TO OUR DREAM   -     Maryellen Baker Women and Water Dream

 
       
9:15 AM
  WOMEN AND WATER SONG  -    Paco Fralick  
       
9:30 AM   KEYNOTE ADDRESS   -  Winona La Duke              Women, Water and Mother Earth
 
       
10:30 AM   BREAK  
       
10:45 AM   THE BEGINNING BEFORE THE BEGINNING   Oralann Caldwell  
    Where does water come from?  
       
1:00 PM   LUNCH - Provided by program
 
       
2:30 PM   THE CREATION STORY   -   Barbara Rodak  
    The Purpose of Life  
       
3:00 PM   BREAK  
       
3:15 PM   WATER HAS MEMORY    -   Josephine Mandamin  
    Spirit of the Water  
       
4:15 PM   CLOSING REMARKS  
    Evening events  
       
5:00 PM   DINNER ON YOUR OWN  
       
    AFTER DINNER:  Camp Fire Stories and Songs, Talking Circles, Pipe Ceremonies, ETC.  

                       
 


TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2018


 

5:00 AM   SUNRISE CEREMONY  -    Joseph “Many Horses” Davis  
       
8:30 AM   GOOD MORNING, MINO GIZHEB  -    Amy Maack
 
       
8:45 AM   THE NATURAL ORDER OF THINGS   -   Pat McCabe  
    Global Peace and Healing  
       
9:45 AM   BREAK  
       
10:00 AM   WATER’S POWER OF GIVING and HEALING LIFE      Grandmother Margaret Behan  
    The Sacred Gifts of Life  
       
11:30 AM   LUNCH Provided by Program  
    Bring your own feast bundle (Plate, cup, bowl, ETC.)
 
       
12:30 PM   MEDICINE WHEEL/FOUR DIRECTIONS
- Joseph David and helper
 
       
2:30 PM   BREAK  
       
2:45 PM   SPEAKING TO THE WATER  -   Pat McCabe  
    Women and Men together for the Water  
       
3:30 PM   BREAK  
       
3:45 PM   HEALING UNDER THE WATER FALLS - Kateri Baker  
    Kateri’s Story of Finding Water and Healing
 
       
4:45 PM   INTRODUCTION OF HEALERS AND PREPARATIONS  
       
 5:00 PM   DINNER - Provided by Program  
       
6:00 PM   HEALING PREPARATIONS  
       
    Questions and Answers for anyone regarding healing protocol, dress, tobacco
 
    Blessing of Sacred Objects, Building of lodges  

              

 

 


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2018


 8:30 AM
 

WOMEN AND MEN TOGETHER FOR LIFE   -                Ann and Greg Hermann

How do Men Support Women through life's issues?

 
       
  9:45 AM   BREAK
 
       
10:00 AM   THE WESTERN DOORWAY  -    Mark Denning             Suicide Prevention
 
       
11:30 AM   BREAK  
       
11:45 AM
  HEALING PREPARATION - Quiet time to reflect on healing  
       
12:45 AM   LIGHT LUNCH - Provided by program
 
       
2:00 PM   HEALING  
    Prepare Feast food  
       
    Grief Healing,   Jingle Dress healing  
    Other healing rituals to be announced  

     

      

 


                                    THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2018


9:00 AM
  CLOSING CEREMONIES  
    Passing of Berries  
    WWCTS Committee remarks  
    Closing circle and remarks  
       
9:30 AM   Making a Difference  
    Making the World a Better Place to Live In  
       
10:30 AM   GIVE-AWAY CEREMONY   (Participants and Committee)  
       
    LUNCH - TRAVELING MEAL  
    CLOSING REMARKS           Maryellen Baker  
    TRAVELING SONG