It’s called the 16th annual whereas in Reality it is the 13th , which reminds me of Winter Count, the 13th moon, a time of reflection, a time of review, a time of recording a yearly cycle of events.
Quite ironic how deep the degradation has become for sum, considering the history that preceded the 1st Annual Onigum PowWow, and the foundation on which that 1st Annual PowWow was initiated.
For the 13th Moon; Drum , Song and Dance by day, captured in glossies for promotions that are masking treeline activities of night , where Ranting, Slamming substance abuse 49′er’s get together and come to life in Darkness. Something that would not be tolerated by those who actually hold Deer to ancestry’s expectations.
When people organize events such as POW WOW’s , it is their responsibility to ensure the cleanliness of activities, i.e no alcohol, no drugs, even at night in the treeline where Sum Drum Care “Takers” who demand and are Honored (paid) by day to “perform” , do so in the Dark with the flavor of substance abuse at no charge …. i.e to say this one only costs the presence of peoples souls.
Yep, a few days prior to the 13th annual , the community buried a young woman who’s life came to an end from substance abuse, ironic that this 13th annual has within it’s presence, the growth of laughing at the Moon while slamming away at the Drum.
What else is expected when people follow the lead , bastardized teachings and world views handed down to them from “Pigs with LipStick” ….
Lot of Healing going on here eh?
“You can not have one foot in the Sacred, and the other foot in Darkness” ~Suzanne Dupree/LBW~
What will the next cycle of 13 , that is the Winter Count (13th moon) of this craziness bring to the community? …. Expect it to get more Chilling!