Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Wampanoag Medicine Fire November 27-30

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The Wampanoag Medicine Fire will begin November 27 at 9 a.m. and last until November 30. The event will be held at 55 Acres 483 Great Neck Road in Mashpee, Massachusetts.

The Medicine Fire is a sacred cleansing fire that honors ancestors and is a time of unity and offering for native people. The fire's lighting ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. People who attend are asked to bring enough food for themselves and a few others and a small amount of firewood. Sage, ceremony tobacco and other offerings will be provided. The fire is open to Indians and family members only."