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Welcoming the Winter Solstice - ICTMN.com - Indian Country Today
Dec 20, 2011 . Here in North America there is evidence of celebration and worship of the winter solstice, at places like Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, the .
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/12/20/welcoming-the-winter-solstice-68662

Winter Solstice: Coaxing and Celebrating the ... - Indian Country Today
Dec 21, 2011 . The Winter Solstice is a chance to celebrate the return of the light. . 6th Annual American Indian Health Research and Education Pow Wow . And Poland has the festival of Gody, during which people forgive one another and .
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/12/21/winter-solstice-coaxing-and-celebrating-the-return-of-the-light-68852

Native American Winter Solstice Celebration | Care2 Healthy Living
Jan 5, 2012 . Honoring the solstice is something that feels deeply meaningful, in a mystical sort of way, this winter solstice rite is observed by many Native .
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/native-american-solstice-celebration.html

Winter Solstice / Indian Bear Dance #!
Dec 21, 2004 . Winter Solstice/ Indian Bear Dance Page 1 . an old story of an Native American Indian ritual that takes place on the winter solstice, . At our next festival on Thanksgiving weekend, we had an American Indian encampment at .
http://www.calicoghostwalk.com/BearDance1.html

Native American or Indian Celebrations or Holidays by Brownielocks
Here are some of the rituals or observances that the American Indians do. . The Powamu Festival is the mid-winter ceremony and also called the Bean Planting Festival. . It is a ceremony related to the sun as it relates to the winter solstice.
http://www.brownielocks.com/nativeamerican.html

Winter Solstice Rites
Winter Solstice Celebrations for Families and Households. by Selena Fox. Focus of Celebration: consider first your purpose(s) for the celebration, such as: . to honoring the directions as part of spiritual practice (Wiccan, Native American, .
http://www.circlesanctuary.org/pholidays/SolsticePlanningGuide.html

Winter Solstice
Nov 2, 2008 . Winter Solstice Celebrations. . In pre-Christian Northern Europe this festival was called Yule. . Quecia Indians in Cusco, Peru, revived the festival about 1950, and it is now a major . Natives of North and South America .
http://www.mysticcosmos.com/solstice.htm

List of winter festivals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Inti Raymi: Festival of the Sun in Quechua, winter solstice festival in areas of the . The dates vary from year to year according to the lunar Indian calendar. . of the United States and the camaraderie of the settlers and the Native Americans.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_winter_festivals

Native American Winter Holidays
The Navajo are the American Indians native to Arizona and the rest of the south west. . Their Winter Solstice festival is called the Soyaluna and is observed on .
http://ed101.bu.edu/StudentDoc/Archives/fall05/andiq87/nativeamerican.htm

The Winter Solstice, a Cross Cultural Event I like that hymn. We all ...
The Celtic celebration of the winter solstice was called the Alban Arthuan, one . We know very little of the solstice celebrations of the Indians of the Americas. . In Central America, the Spanish burned most of the writings of the Mayan .
http://www.uusouthcountyri.org/sermons/Winter-Solstice.pdf

Native American Summer Solstice Rituals - Yahoo! Voices - voices ...
Mar 23, 2010 . Long before the settlers came, the lives of native American Indian tribes were . Winter, for example, is considered a season of hardship because of the low . But it is not a celebration of the solstice in any way and it involves .
http://voices.yahoo.com/native-american-summer-solstice-rituals-5684628.html

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