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Thu, Aug 24


Cochrane District

Wahshtaywin Sundance & Geegahn Askeehk Sundance

Time & Location

Aug 24, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – Aug 27, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Cochrane District, Wade Lake, Unorganized North Cochrane District, ON P0L 1C0, Canada

About the event

Thursday - Sundance Meeting (sundown)

Friday – Wolf Ceremony, Nest Ceremony, Tree of Life Ceremony, Sundancers build their Lodge (all day), Sweat for Sundancers, Feast, Sundancers enter Lodge for the weekend.

Saturday – Mens hanging, dragging, and piercing, Women’s piercing, Buffalo Ceremony, Fire Ceremony, Doctoring.

Sunday – Sun Ceremony, Men’s hanging, dragging and piercing, Women’s piercing, Bear Ceremony, Children’s Ceremony, Give-away Ceremony, Windigokan Ceremony and Sundancers leave Lodge and have their first drink followed by a feast.

Every day the Ceremonies start early and go into hours of the night.  Rough camping is available, please take your garbage with you when leaving site.

Everyone is welcome.  Women and girls please wear a skirt.  Bring your own chair.

If you have any questions, please contact Lillian Moore-Faries at 705-406-5001

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