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Nov 3, 2014Sacred Pipe Thanksgiving with Sweet Medicine, Friday November 28, Portland, Oregonby Admin

Sacred Pipe Thanksgiving with Sweet Medicine
Friday November 28 7pm-10pm
RAMA – Rainbow Arts Medicine Alliance
3701 SE Belmont ST Portland OR 97214
(Enter via door on SE 37th ST and come UPSTAIRS)

At this time of Thanksgiving, come join in this evening of celebrating the Bounty, and rise our prayers and songs high into the heavens. Sweet Medicine will give us the teachings of the Sacred Pipe and guide us through this sacred ritual for connecting physical and spiritual worlds. “For us who walk this Red Road, it is sacred. The pipe is our prayers in physical form. We will learn this is how we Give thanks and speak our truth.”

Sweet Medicine Nation, (Chickasaw/Choctaw/Irish/French) is a gifted artist, educator, singer, storyteller who guides and initiates with passion, kindness, eloquence, wisdom, and humor, awakening us to the sacred realities present everywhere today. She has been given permission by her Elders to initiate the unfolding of the divine feminine through the House of Flowers Initiation. For over 35 years Sweet Medicine has assisted thousands of people through Rites of Passage ceremonies on 5 Continents. “I dedicated my life to joyfully rekindling the Holy on Mother Earth.”

Sliding scale offering: $25-$45

To reserve your place:

R.A.M.A. is an Alliance of Healers, Artists, Educators, and Ceremonialists. As a community, we take guidance from the organizing intelligence of Nature, inseparable from that of the heart, and are in service to the growth of regenerative, life-positive culture. R.A.M.A. is a 501c3 nonprofit, a sanctuary in the city, a healing space, a forest medicine laboratory, a song temple, a school of plant lore, an artists’ salon, a Children’s Theater, a dream incubator, and a map to find our way home.


Oct 29, 2014Girl’s Rites of Passage Ceremony, Dec. 4-5, Portland, Oregonby Admin

Rites of Passage for GirlsFor many cross-cultural traditions, a ceremony marks a girl’s passage to becoming a woman.

It is a pivotal time that is an unfolding of trust, innocence, truth, self, and BEAUTY. In today’s world, a Girls Rite of Passage is a time for mothers and daughters to celebrate the sacred feminine coming of age that will help a young woman develop her self confidence and understanding of her potential in the world. Who Attends:

Girls age 11 (or are in 6th grade) or older and their mothers.


If a mother cannot attend, an auntie, grandmother, or special friend may act as the girl’s guide.

For more information please email Christine:
or call (503) 351-8734

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Oct 29, 2014Sweet Medicine Nation: House of Flowers Nov 7-9, Bend, Oregonby Admin


Spaces are still available!

The Mayan prophecies foretold this shift of planetary stewardship into the hands of the Feminine. Women carry the ancient knowledge of the Divine Feminine deep within the very cells of their being. The grandmothers say, “We must be strong and walk in our innate knowledge and power.”

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For a complete list of House of Flowers schedule, visit Sweet Medicine Nation’s website.

*Note, this is not a Four Winds Foundation event.

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