We have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour. Now you
must go back and tell people that this is the Hour. And there are things to
Where are you living?
What are you doing?
What are your relationships?
Are you in the right relation?
Where is your water?
Know your garden. It is time to speak your truth. Create your community.
Be good to each other. And do not look outside yourself for the leader.
This could be a good time.
There is a river flowing now very fast. It is so great and swift that there
are those who will be afraid. They will try to hold onto the shore. They
will feel they are being torn apart and they will suffer greatly.
Know the river has its destination. The elders say we must let go of the
shore, and push off and into the river.
Keep our eyes open, and our heads above water. See who is in there with you
At this time in history, we are to take nothing personally. Least of all
For the moment that we do, our spiritual growth and journey comes to a halt.
The time of the lone wolf is over, Gather yourselves!
Banish the word struggle from your attitude and your vocabulary.
All that you do now must be done in a sacred manner and in Celebration.
National Aboriginal Day, June 2st 2006 was celebrated many ways by many people in many places For ITHA in Nanaimo, it was an opportunity to host a very special occasion, to honour our elders
In October of 2005, twenty-two First Nation Elders from Vancouver Island
gathered at Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge on Cape Mudge First Nation land, to
share their stories of healing, survival, and mentorship To thank them
for this, ITHA's First Nation House of Healing sponsored The Feast of
Creation a DVD that is "a testament to the strength and humour of these
remarkable individuals" - - - - - - -
Elder Dolly Pratt a community activist since the '60s
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"We're on our way up and it thrills me. We're on our way out of the woods. There is great hope for us." . . . Wise Words of a Warrior Who Has Moved on to the Spirit World
Remebering Our Friend - Leonard Simcoe Ojibway Elder and Veteran
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