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Mission: To protect the sacred land & water from the Keystone XL pipeline.
Hosted by  Ponca Tribal Families, Brave Heart Society, Ociti Sakowin Tribes, Cowboy and Indian Alliance, and  Bold Nebraska - Open to the Public.

Friday, November 8 at 2:00pm - Monday, November 11 at 8:00am (4 days)

For any questions, contact Faith Spotted Eagle at eagletrax@hotmail.com or (605) 481-0416.

Descendants of the Ponca Tribe will host a Spiritual Camp in Nebraska from Nov. 8-11, to draw the line against the Keystone XL pipeline's potential destruction and disrespect to the sacred sites along the Trail of Tears of the Ponca Nation.

REGISTER HERE: http://boldnebraska.org/...     The exact location will be provided by email to those who complete the registration form:

PONCA TRAIL OF TEARS SPIRITUAL CAMP
November 8-11, Neligh, Nebraska

FRIDAY, NOV. 8
2:00 p.m. — Opening Fire, setting up tipi, opening prayer songs.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9
12:00 p.m. — Communal meal.
1:00 p.m. — Welcome visitors, tribes, ranchers. Share stories of the land all afternoon. Build sweat lodge.
EVENING: Sweat Lodge

SUNDAY, NOV. 10
12:00 p.m. — Communal meal.
AFTERNOON: Speakers to include spiritual leaders, tribal leaders, ranchers & allies. Prayer Ceremony for Mother Earth.
EVENING: Communal meal.

MONDAY, NOV. 11
SUNRISE: Close of fire, sending prayers to Mother Earth for protection of the land from the tarsands, Keystone XL and destruction.

 More information also available at http://ProtectTheSacred.org/.

Visitors are welcome to camp overnight at the spiritual camp, on land near Neligh, Nebraska on the KXL pipeline route. (Many thanks to Art and Helen Tanderup for graciously offering their land for the camp.) There are also nearby accommodations that include the Delux Motel (402-887-4628) and West Hill View Motel (402-887-4186), and additional options in Norfolk, NE about 40 miles away.

If you're unable to join us this time, other Spiritual Camps will rise up in November, December & possibly January, hosted by the Sicangu (Rosebud); Ihanktonwan (Yankton); and Minneconju (Cheyenne River).

Originally posted to Bateach on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 09:18 AM PDT.

Also republished by Okiciyap (we help) and Invisible People.

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