Red Cedar Circle @ SPLAB Friday, Jan 13 7P

Johnny Moses

Friday, January 13th, Johnny Moses conducts his fourth Red Cedar Circle at SPLAB. We were honored to have this remarkable story-teller at SPLAB and delighted to host a Red Cedar Circle starting at 7PM. Bring snacks if you like and a donation to the cause. Johnny conducts a circle on the 2nd Friday each month through April, 2012. More on Johnny here.

Coast Salish songs and stories are featured, along with prayers and snacks. The public is welcome to attend and donations are gratefully accepted to help Johnny continue his work. ($5-$20 suggested). Johnny is a master storyteller, oral historian, traditional healer and respected spiritual leader. Johnny, whose traditional name is Whis.stem.men.knee (Walking Medicine Robe), carries the Si.Si.Wiss (sacred breath, sacred life) medicine teachings and healing ceremonies of his Northwest Coast people.

Please join us for the Red Cedar Circle at 7PM on the 2nd Friday of each month through April, 2012.

About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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2 Responses to Red Cedar Circle @ SPLAB Friday, Jan 13 7P

  1. Denise Calvetti Michaels says:

    Hello Paul,

    Thank you for these SPLAB updates. I’m hoping you might be willing to post about the new Cave Moon Press anthology, “Broken Circles–Poems about Food,” released in September 2011. The book is a collection of poems about food from local and international poets, and a little work horse on behald of raising funds and awareness of the need for contributions to food banks. Already, locally, we’ve organized venues at local cafes and schools and I’m wondering if there might be ways to work together in the coming months. Would love to hear from you and take care–Denise

  2. Splabman says:

    Sure thing. Doug’s a good guy and when there’s a reading coming up, send a blurb & we can plug it. I have asked Doug to be a Cascadia sponsor, which would help get the word out as well.

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