Canto y Platica for Our Two Spirit Relative RaheNi: Prayer Medicine for Community Healing
Jan 15 @ 9-5pm (see specific start times for each session)
See below for notes on registration by donation.
Please join us for a full day of teaching, learning, and sharing in a ceremonial circle, listening to the beautiful drum, to support our dearest relative RaheNi, who has been going through a series of health challenges. We are their community and we are here to support them, and what better way to do it than to do what we love to do the most: sharing our beautiful Traditions, playing the beautiful drum, breathing and meditating, and more!
Join this great lineup of highly respected teachers who will be sharing their knowledge with us in a one of a kind teach-a-thon event starting with opening prayers by Chicueyi Coatl at 8:30am followed by four 90 minutes teaching sessions interspersed, with two 30 mins breath meditation sessions, a 30 min drum circle, and closing prayers.
Our day of sharing is brought to you by Chicueyi Coatl from Calpulli Huey Papalotl, in collaboration with our community healers, including friends from Casa Tia Luna, Ancestral Apothecary, Flor y Machete, Maaso Medicina, Atabeys.rising.tides, liliaromanollinmovement, Spirit Root Medicine People
Chicueyi Coatl @ Myrna Caban Lezcano @ Atava Garcia-Swiecicki @ RaheNi González I’naru @ Melissa Reyes @ Lilia Roman @ Batul True Heart @ M. Zamora and the Wakan Wiya Two Spirit Drum
We will be finalizing details in the coming days and for now this is our tentative schedule:
8:30-9am: Opening Prayers to Set the Intention, with Chicueyi Coatl
9-10:30am: First teaching session
The Sacred Medicine of El Sahumador, Tlemaitl, or Popoxcomitl: An Introduction on How o Use it, with Chicueyi Coatl
We will talk about what we should know to start our healing path with the sahumador and using it to pray.
10:30am-11am: Meditation Session
Ollin Breath Meditation, Limpia, & Deep Rest, with Lilia Román
This class will be a combination of breath and body awareness, a Limpia using herbs or flowers ending in deep Restoration.
11-12:30: Second teaching session
Community Self-Limpia Ceremony, with Batul True Heart and Melissa Reyes
12:30-2pm: Third Teaching Session
Winter Botiquín: Plantitas & Recipes for Grounding, with Myrna Cabán Lezcano of @florymachete
We will share wisdom about plant relatives, recipes and practices to support us through seasonal changes.
2-2:30 pm: Healing Drum Circle with Wakan Wiya Two Spirit Drum and Drumkeeper M. Zamora
Join us in song/prayers/palabra. Tobacco and drum as prayer vehicles/communication tecnologia from our ancestors. @CasaTiaLuna
2:30-4pm: Fourth Teaching Session
Herbal Allies for Stress & Trauma, with Atava Garcia Swiecicki
This class will focus on how we can work with herbs to manage stress and support our resilience during difficult and traumatic times. We will talk about herbs that support the nervous and immune systems and herbs that to help relieve stress, depression, and anxiety. We will explore ways to work with herbal medicines including teas, baths, and flower essences.
4-5pm: Meditation session
Meditation to Cultivate Self Love, with RaheNi González I’naru
5-5:30pm- Closing prayers. Chicueyi Coatl
HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL RELATIVES THERE!