Northwest Dance 2015

February 19-22, 2015: It is with great anticipation and excitement that we are extending this call for the Northwest Dance to you...

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White Eagle Interview

Mountaine interviews Timothy ‘White Eagle’ Turner who has been welcomed as the newest member of the Naraya dance chiefs...

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Article: About Prayer Ties

Prayer ties are a traditional sacred bundle of tobacco that is imbued with your best wishes, prayers, intentions, and especially your thank yous...

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Learn: About Smudging

Clyde Hall writes: "Many people use smudging in different ways, in different traditions, or by personal vision. However, in the Native American Plains tradition it is used in certain ways only, and in sequential manner..."

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Tennessee Dance 2015

Come dance with us April 8-12, 2015!

Prayers For Peace

The Prayers & Prose For Peace posted at the DFAP Prayer Request Hotline now archived...

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The Dance For All People comes from a tradition of the Great Basin/Plateau peoples that has been revitalized by Native people to perpetuate the healing and renewal of Mother Earth and all her beings around the Tree of Life.

Northwest Dance For All People 2015 new

The Northwest Naraya is the first Dance of the calendar year for all of the Dances. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Naraya, a Dance for all People. In recognition of this milestone, a celebratory dinner will be hosted Sunday night, post Dance. We look forward to Dancing with our family once more!…
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Making Prayer Ties new

Prayer ties are a traditional sacred bundle of tobacco that is imbued with your best wishes, prayers, intentions, and especially your thank yous. The making of prayer ties is a wonderful way to prepare for ceremony, sweat lodge, vision quest — anytime you are called to pray with Creator…

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Interview With White Eagle new

In a recent NCPC Newsletter Clyde Hall welcomed Timothy ‘White Eagle’ Turner as the newest member of the Naraya dance chiefs. To find out a bit more about the history of White Eagle, Mountaine conducted an inspiring interview with him…

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The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address new

The Thanksgiving Address is the central prayer and invocation for the Haudenosaunee, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy or Six Nations. When one recites the Thanksgiving Address the Natural World is thanked…

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2015 Dances Announced new

Dance dates are already being announced for 2015! The Northwest dance will be held February 19-22, 2015, at the newly-renovated Camp Edward (formerly known as Camp Brinkley) in the foothills of Mt. Pilchuck in Snohomish, WA. Oshee from the Tennessee community tells us that their dance will take place April 8-12, 2015. All the latest dance dates are on the Calendar page…

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Prayers & Prose For Peace 

The Prayers For Peace and the Prose For Peace, an ongoing feature of the Prayer Request Line is now being archived for easy reflection. The archives now include all entries since January 2013, and includes interesting new art…

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Next Gathering: Northwest Dance: Feb. 19-22, 2015