A cross-cultural, inter-tribal event led by Indigenous Grandmother Agnes Baker-Pilgrim. Three indigenous leaders come together to share their stories on peace and forgiveness. This is an opportunity to learn from their wisdom, how they are sharing peace in their communities and with the world.
Keynote speaker Grandmother Agnes Baker-Pilgrim
Takelma, enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, Chair of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. A world renown “Voice for the Voiceless”. She is honored as a “living legend”, for restoring the Sacred Salmon Ceremony and speaking out for the protection and sacredness of the worldwide waters.
Takashi “Thomas” Tanemori
Takashi is a Hiroshima Survivor, son of a noble Samurai family, and the author of “The Bridge to Forgiveness”, his moving autobiography. He is currently writing his second book, “The Urban Samurai”. Takashi founded the Silkworm Peace Institute. He marches and speaks-out for peace all over the world.
Flavio’s community, the Amazanga, are forest protectors, teachers and healers of Quichua and Shuar decent. They are stewards of indigenous earth wisdom and, through rainforest conservation, work toward the protection of indigenous traditions in Ecuador. They have recently founded a natural medicine school, the School of Guayusa, to help ensure the sharing and passing down of healing traditions.
Sacred music by Grammy-nominated recording artist Gentle Thunder in concert with:
+ Local inter-faith minister/healer Kelley Springer on harp and vocals
+ Internationally acclaimed recording artist Jessica Ripper-Amani Chisty from Fannah-fi-allah on tabla and vocals
All-Day Workshop/Celebration with our speakers and performers at a private retreat — parking/shuttle to event site at 1033 Tolman Creek Rd., Ashland.
Suggested donation: $35 – $50 (sliding scale)*
*Indigenous people admitted free of charge.
For more information call to RSVP (541) 535-8134
Sponsored by: Unity of Ashland, Movements of Love Community, Lithia Springs Resort, Medicine Compass, Love Wisdom Power, Ashland Ayurveda Center, Mendocino Lithographers.
Event Location: Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, Oregon
Event Contact Information: (831) 535-8134