Iroquois tradition tells us that it was Great Turtle who offered his back as a place for Sky Woman, the first mother. The Sleeping Sun looks down upon the rising moon and the children of the Earth gather to give thanks and dream of Turtle Island.
“We thank you for the Sun and Moon and Stars,
for the …
The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people honor the cycle of life in all of our ceremonies and thanksgivings. We say that the Moon is our Grandmother and she has thirteen names in the course of a year.
The twelfth moon of the year, the moon closest to the Winter Solstice (and the longest night), is the time for the people to gather and …