Native Americen Community Event and Celebration: Water Ceremony and Prayer. NDN Klaus and the Grinch Arrive, Native American Performances
Water - - It Is Life! ITINERARY:
5 PM - 8:15 PM: Food is ready (Comanche Outreach Building.)
6 PM: • Youth Introduction with Ryan Roth / Ponca • Opening Prayer with Johnny Tiddark / Comanche • Tribal Hymn • Song by Gwyn Michaela Pahsetopah / Osage • Tribal Memorial Song • Standing Rock war dance song composed by Michael Tongkeamha • Mni Wiconi song originally composed by Cherry Creek Singers. - (Healing Circle)
6:30 PM: Cedar Ceremony with Johnny Tiddark, Comanche - (Healing Circle.)
7:40 PM: Water - - It Is Life! Introduction by Michael Tongkeamha, Kiowa. - (Healing Circle.)
7:45 PM: Woman-led water prayer offered by Peggy Larney, Choctaw. - (Healing Circle.)
- Youth Mni Wiconi Water Song by: community youth singers.
8:45 PM: NdN Klaus and The Grinch arrive -dancing and youth present hand out. *Parents, present registration closed. - (Comanche Outreach Building.)
Closing Prayer with Pastor J.B. Jackson
49 Round Dance singing and dancing to conclude program. - (Parking lot.)
Serving: homemade chunky beef stew, Three-Sister and Brother and Sister stew, with fry bread, banana pudding (w/ wafer and cool-whip option), hot cocoa, and coffee by Pauline Longfox and kitchen.
Raffles include: Painting by Loren Pahsetopah titled “Initiation” and a beautiful green shawl. (Benefiting a youth night out with Soar Beyond Youth Mentor Organization and Dallas Indian Mission United Methodist Church.)
Soar Beyond Youth Mentor Organization; Brown Berets of Cemanahuac DFW; American Indian Cultural Society; Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas; Santa Fe Days of Texas; Dallas Indian Mission United Methodist Church.