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Getting to know the Yiwipi with Lessert Moore

Learn about the Lakota tradition of one of the highest ceremonies, the yiwipi. What you read in books does not cover it. We are a blessed to have ceremonial chief Lessert Moore, who will go into depth into the nuances of the ceremony. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity as Lessert will be sharing a lifetime of Lakota ceremony and knowledge passed down by his great grandfather and 8 generations.

Lessert Moore (enrolled Oglala Sioux member) grew up on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations in South Dakota. He is a Sundance Chief, dedicated to sundance ceremony ways for 45 years. He holds an A.A. degree in drug and alcohol counseling, plus has extensive teaching experience (Aspen Institute, University of Colorado & New Mexico, Omega Institute, UCLA, Sinte Gleska University). In addition, decades of healing work combined with his activism for Native American rights (Wounded Knee 2, Standing Rock) enable Lesert to give deep insight into sacred activism. His lifetime of service across the U.S has been dedicated to mending The Sacred Hoop, helping individuals and communities heal...and the protection of Mother Earth. For All Our Relations/Mitakuye Oyasin

Offered by Heartfelt Donation

Earlier Event: April 19
Shamanism 101