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Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians - Film and presentation ~ Fundraiser for The Wixaritari (Huicholes) at Spirit House Center for Healing

Event Date: 
Dec 13 2014 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians nominated Best Documentary Red National Film Festival Postponed until SATURDAY Dec. 13th at 6:30 pm The story of the Huichol people’s struggle to save their most sacred land from transnational mining companies Tuesday, December 10, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Spirit House Center for Attitudinal Healing $15 to $20 (sliding scale, no one turned away) Meet the director and one of the spiritual leaders featured in the film! They are traveling with this film to over 20 cities in North America and will join us at the Fort Bragg/Mendocino showing. This film won Best Documentary at the Red Nation Film Festival, the premiere festival representing work by and about indigenous peoples. For more information about the film visit: www.huicholesfilm.com USA & Canada Film Tour 2014 FILM CHRONICLES THE MOVEMENT TO SAVE A SACRED LAND AND A VISIONARY CULTURE Oct. 6, 2014 –– The film Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians will be on a North American tour with 30+ screenings in more than 20 cities in the United States and Canada, with the U.S. premiere at Rice University Theater in Houston, Texas, and the Canadian premiere hosted by Cinema Politica in Montreal, Quebec. The documentary presents the emblematic case of the defense of Wirikuta, sacred territory to the… Nov 4, 2014 –­– The film Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians has been nominated for Best Documentary Film by the Red Nation Film Festival, the premier showcase for Native American and Indigenous film in the United States. The film ranks among some tough competition, going head to head with producer Johnny Depp in LaDonna Harris: Indian 101. “This film is a very important film because it not only involves all the issues that we face (as Indigenous People) but the bigger picture… Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians Free Press Houston The Wixaritari (Huicholes), are a pre-colonial culture whose territory spans 140,000 hecters (approximately 540 square miles) between the Sierra Madre Occidental and Zacatecas mountain ranges. They Huicholes survived European disease, Spanish Conquest and Mexican societal encroachments, but now they face their biggest threat yet. Canadian mining company First Majestic Silver purchased underground mineral rights in 2009 giving them access to the Huicholes most sacred site at Real de Catorce in the state of San… FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmail

Winter Solstice Celebration & Fundraiser

Event Date: 
Dec 21 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Spirit House Winter Solstice Celebration and Fund Raiser 9th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration 2013 Fundraiser and Community Gathering Supporting services provided by Spirit House Center for Attitudinal Healing Sunday, Dec. 21st. 2014 Arrive as early as 6:45 p.m. (NO POTLUCK this TIME) DESSERT, TEA, AND COFFEE WILL BE PROVIDED IMPORTANT: RSVP'S ARE absolutely NECESSARY This gathering is expected to fill up quickly. PLEASE BE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT EARLY AS SPACE IS LIMITED Please Bring Four Items 1. CONTRIBUTION FOR SPIRIT HOUSE $20.00 (more is gladly accepted) - per person Our Seasonal FUNDRAISERS insure the continuation of support provided at little to no cost for many in our community. 2. A GIVE-AWAY GIFT: Be sure to bring a personal object of value to be gifted away in the "give-away ritual". This is something of yours (that can fit in our hand) that is personal value, that you are ready to pass on with blessings and "gift away". Please wrap it as a gift. 3. A FAVORITE BEVERAGE 4. BRING YOUR DRUM or RATTLE Ceremonial attire encouraged~! NOTE: Children are always welcome, however, due to the nature of the evening, it may be challenging for the little ones (under seven) to honor the silence when appropriate or be content durning the length of the ritual. We trust parent will be sensitive this. We send our blessing to you and yours for a peaceful, healing and happy holiday season. We acknowledge the anticipation that many are experiencing durning the changes of these times and we want to emphasize that this is an opportunity to extend love and healing as never before. Now is the only time there is and each instant is for-giving. (attitudinal healing principle #5) We look forward to seeing you in Spirit House With Love and Gratitude ~ Ron & Toni Please carpool if possible. Dircetions: http://www.spirithousehealing.org/



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