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Dancing The Vision
Date Sunday November 22
Time 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location Details
This international gathering will take place in a beautiful setting on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala November 22 - December 1.
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorHeddi Neale
EmailHeddiL [at]
Dancing the Vision:
Re-Establishing the Sacred Trade Routes Through
Music, Art, & Dance

Nov 22 – Dec 1, 2009.

The Haida of northern British Columbia.
The Maya of Guatemala.

Two great Nations.

One historic event.

Eagle and Raven dance with the Feathered Serpent on the
shores of Guatemala’s sacred Lake Atitlan.

For months Spiritual Leaders of the Maya have gathered in ceremonial preparation to welcome their northern relatives to Guatemala to share the hidden teachings preserved through their traditional arts.

You are invited to participate in this remarkable intertribal cultural and ceremonial exchange between many amazing indigenous artists, musicians, and dancers.

Help us welcome the Haida Gwaii Performing Arts Group of British Columbia and other indigenous artists to the Land of the Feathered Serpent.

Please join us as the ancient sacred trade routes are re-established between major tribes of the North and South.

Celebrate the re-flowering of culture that will inspire you and generations to come!

To register, contact Heddi Neale at 530-459-3471, or by email at tjuepu [at] Limited reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call now to secure your place in the Sacred Circle! Non-refundable deposit of $200 is due October 1st, with remainder dur November 1st.

Please consider being a part of this gathering by making a donation to support a Mayan artist to attend this gathering, even if you cannot attend yourself. All donations are tax-deductible.

Cost: $1695, $1500 for members of TJU-EPU (contact us for more about membership)
Price includes participation, food, lodging, ground transportation, and ceremonial offering. Does not include flight to Guatemala City- participants must arrange their own flight to arrive in Guatemala City on Nov 22nd and depart Dec 1st. If also attending an event sponsored by Mayan Shamanism (see below) the arrival/departure dates will differ.



Sun Nov 22nd (10 Tz’ikin)– People fly into Guatemala City
Mon Nov 23rd (11 Ajmak) - Travel to Lake Atitlan
Tues Nov 24th (12 Toj) - Reception, welcome and presentation of those invited
Wed Nov 25th (13 Tijax) – Workshop exchanges, performances
Thurs Nov 26th (1 Kawok) - Workshop exchanges, performances
Fri Nov 27th (2 Ajpu) – Patziapa trip and water blessing ceremonies
Sat Nov 28th (3 Imux) - Exposition, sale of arts & crafts, cultural exchange with public
Sun Nov 29th (4 I’q) - Closing ceremony, finish at 3 pm. Free time that evening.
Mon Nov 30th (5 Akabal) - Travel to Guatemala City from Lake Atitlan
Tues Dec 1st (6 Kat) - Fly home
Added to the calendar on Monday Oct 26th, 2009 11:49 AM
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