On Saturday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere will mark the winter solstice – the shortest day and longest night of the year. For thousands of years people have marked this event with rituals and celebrations to signal the rebirth of the sun and its victory over darkness.
For the Maya of the Classic period, who lived in southern Mexico and Central America between 250 and 900 CE, the category of ‘persons’ was not coincident with human beings, as it is for us.
Our Father who art in me
You are the One I love
The One who hurt me
The One who seeks the truth
Through a voluntary land tax and donations from land owners, this organization is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.
after the fields are planted and the blue corn seeds are nestled in the red earth after the Corn Planter has put away his sacred planting stick he says … Continue reading →
We pray to the great Spiritual Power in which we live and move and have our being. We pray that we may at all times keep our minds open to … Continue reading →