Three Levels of Ritual

Midewiian Ceremonial Site & Bundles The Deepest Foundations The holiday season is fully upon us. We’ve just passed Chanukkah, winter solstice is on the 22nd, and Christmas is the 25th.  At the foundation of all the frenzy and excitement, lies the rituals – the traditions – each individual and family have carried forth from generation […]

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WeCast: Favorite Holidays & Food Traditions

Staying on the topic of holidays, the whole month of December – this week we discuss our favorite holidays of the year and… get back to the topic of food! Every holiday has certain foods associated with it – from burgers and hot dogs on July 4th to Christmas cookies on Christmas – and everyone […]

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Zi’igwan, The Shortest Day

Interior of a traditional Mide’/Shawnee lodge. The Rhythm of the Sun In the time before the pale ones, from a far away place where the sun awakes, came to our lands – when our world changed forever – we had in our culture, times and places for all things. The sun and the moon were […]

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WeCast: The Holidays… Getting Back to the Basics

Happy Holidays from the WeWan! We are now solidly into the holiday season, with Chanukah having just begun, solstice and Christmas coming up soon.  This week we discuss the commercialization of this holiday gift gifting season and how we might reset our thinking. Ideas on how to bring the holidays back to a more simple […]

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WeCast: How Often Are You Awake at 3am?

Are you a night owl? Do you prefer staying up late at night? If so, what do you do in the wee hours when everyone else is snoozing? This week we talk about our own proclivity to be up late at night – both working and playing. Many people are incredibly creative during this time, […]

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Thanksgiving Time

Famous Seneca chief, Red Jacket, political negotiatorand critic of European religion, speaking to crowd    It’s Thanksgiving Day! For most people in United States Thanksgiving is a day where families gather to break bread and celebrate the family unit. This usually results in an tryptophan and/or sugar crash. For those who haven’t succumbed to overeating, […]

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WeCast: Thanksgiving Trivia

This week we share with you trivia facts about the quintessential American tradition of Thanksgiving. What has become a day of gluttony, parades, and huge family get-togethers, really began as a humble coming together of hugely diverse cultures. Test your Thanksgiving wisdom in this fun WeCast. Maybe you’ll learn a few fun facts you can […]

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Popular and Lesser Known Holidays

As harvest season and the winter months are upon us, so are the Holy Days, and the “holidays.” Around the world people are celebrating their harvest, the coming of seasonal changes, and important Holy events in their lives. We are familiar with the holidays in our regions, particularly for our North American followers, the religious […]

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WeCast: A Remote Control for Time

What would you do with a remote that controls time? Would you use it or destroy it; go into the future or past? In this week’s thought-provoking discussion, we contemplate where in the past we would go, with whom we would visit, and whether it is of any benefit to become aware of, or control, […]

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Tomorrow Doesn’t Exist Until It Arrives

The Fine Art of Staying Present We’ve all heard the platitudes about the preciousness of time and staying in the moment. It’s easier said than done, isn’t it? Life gets hectic and it’s easy to get wrapped up in our schedules. Trying to “get ahead” – the words themselves! – ensure we are liking towards […]

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