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Apr 12, 2014Vision Quest this Juneby fourwinds

10257689_850383341642754_7400093361441990072_nJune 17th – 22nd, 2014

Deer Haven in Terrebonne, Oregon

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It is that time of year once again to begin preparing for Vision Quest Camp. All are welcome to come and support the pledges going on the mountain this year.

Vision Quest is a rite of passage in many Native American cultures. The ceremony of the Vision Quest is one of the most universal and ancient means to find spiritual guidance and purpose for ones life. A Vision Quest offers clarity into the next phase of life.

Vision Quest is usually four days and four nights of fasting in nature within a sacred altar. People who go on a Vision Quest are called Pledges. When someone is going on a Vision Quest, we call it “being planted on the hill” or “going on the mountain.” Pledges go through extensive preparations to be planted on the Hill. Each pledge is planted in their own sacred altars during which time they are seeking a vision. In our way, the Great Mystery is another name for Great Spirit, the source of life, or God. Pledges dive deep into their soul connection with Great Mystery while fasting on the mountain. This is also known as “seeking a vision.” The Pledges fast and pray day and night, asking for this connection, and they wait for the answer to their prayers. There are also spiritual supporters from the community who come to Vision Quest camp. They come to support by…read more here !

Note: We are offering Early Bird Discounts on camp this year when you sign up before May 15th

Mar 29, 2014Thanks everyone for a wonderful fundraiser!by fourwinds

10014537_10203091512679044_321409476_nDear Friends and Family,
We want to extend our sincere gratitude to all of you who donated to our Fundraiser this last Saturday. The art was amazing, music was phenomenal, chocolate was delicious, and the energy of the evening was powerful and uplifting. Thank you everyone for coming and we look forward to our second annual fundraiser next year!
In deep gratitude,
Amara and the Four Winds Foundation Team

Feb 5, 2014FWF First Annual Art Auction & Fundraiserby fourwinds

1013845_835789249768830_1228133728_nJoin us for an evening of art and live music at Four Winds Foundation’s First Annual Art Auction & Fundraiser this March in the Portland area! We will celebrate with a silent auction, food, and refreshments.

Live music by

Youth Music Empowerment

Omiza River Band

Max Ribner Orchestra

Artists include:

Robin Lieberman, Julia DaRosa, Jannebeth Roell, Celia Kane, Tom ‘Yellow Robe’ Mann, Mary DeLave, and many more….

Also available gift certificates for various goods and services.

Donated art and services are still needed! We give back 50% of the proceeds from the donated art back to the artist. Services need to be fully donated for the cause. We are looking for goods and services that are between $20 and up in value. Email to make arrangements.

March 22nd

6 pm – 10 pm

Bothmer Hall – 5915 SE Division St Portland, OR 97206

Click HERE for more details!

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