Posts Tagged ‘Safety Practices’
Hello fam. We are back after a long , drawn out illness. We’re all healed up now and reading to go. Want to share with you all a very profound video shared on Facebook by a friend depicting Gibran’s poem on love. I must say, these words held true for me and our staff. Enjoy!-Spider Who Sings.
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We find that the blogging still going on tying the sweat lodge deaths to the anger around cultural appropriation issues inappropriate and heartless. No participant deserved this to happen.
We know that lodges are safe when facilitated by individuals who know the cultural, spiritual and safety practices of the purification ceremony. Lodges facilitated by non First-Nations people are also beneficial, when conducted with cultural-spiritual integrity and strict adherence to safety protocol. Spirit is not limited by our cultural-racial identities and is not mono-lingual. A friend of mine has an ancestor that speaks Twee. I understand and can interpret only when I listen with my higer emotions.
We send our condolences to the family and friends of the individuals that died in the Sedona, AZ sweat lodge tragedy. We know that lodges are safe when facilitated by individuals who know the cultural, spiritual and safety practices of the purification ceremony. We pray that all peoples receive healing through this loss and support thorugh this time of crisis..