The International Council of 13
Indigenous Grandmothers to Hold
Gathering in Brasilia, Brazil
Condensed by Native Village
Brazil: The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers will hold their 10th gathering at UNIPAZ (University of Peace) in Brasilia, Brazil. The dates are October 21-24, 2011, and a workshop on October 27.
The gathering is in honor of Amazon grandmothers Maria Alice Campos Freire, Clara Shinobu Iura and their people of Brazil. The theme is "The Grandmothers’ Voice: In the Flow of the Water, Grandmother."
Grandmother Maria Alice says, “We, as the people of the South, naturally were guided to dedicate our gathering to the Water. And we can witness the flow of this sacred element designing the event.
prophecy says about the encounter of
the eagle and the condor as a sign
of the New Time. This is the first
of our gatherings that is going to
happen in the condor's land and, as
the time is approaching, we see the
different expressions of native
people from South America making
signs, joining us, here in Brazil
for this sacred moment, when we will
host the people from the eagle's
The Grandmother's gathering will end
with a candlelight vigil on Brasilia’s
Plaza of Ministries at the Head of
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