It is a dream come true, a Food Security Centre at Mohawk Seedkeeper Gardens is finally under construction. For those unfamiliar with Earthship they are sustainable buildings that have 6 basic principals to support their functioning. They help people live lightly on motherearth by using natural and recycled building materials (tires, glass bottle bricks, cans), [...]
The Sapping season locally has been showing changes in the past three seasons. The runs are having longer down times due to warmer temperatures and fewer freezing nights during the sapping moons. Locally our families are seeing the changes in our environment as described in our prophecies. Haudenosaunee prophecies speak of the heating up of [...]
The Mid -Winter Ceremonies are soon to begin at our Mohawk Longhouse on the Six Nations Territories and we spent some time getting ready this week. I dragged my very heavy old time corn sheller to the Longhouse to help with the job. It is very hard work and rough on your hands if you [...]
Spring eating at the Haudenosaunee's Seedkeepers Gathering included these excellent leeks foraged on the Onondaga Nation Territory. These fresh beauties were served with buffalo roast from the Nation's Buffalo Herd! Another treat was sassafras tea also foraged from local trees and I added my own sweet raw honey to make a comforting tea.