Red Cedar Circle – Salish Medicine, Friday Jan 13 7P

Johnny Moses

Friday, October 6, Johnny Moses conducted his first Red Cedar Circle at SPLAB. We were honored to have this remarkable story-teller at SPLAB and delighted to host a Red Cedar Circle at 7PM Friday January 13th and 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. Feel free to bring something to eat and share with the others who are gathered.

Please join us for the Red Cedar Circle at 7PM Friday January 13 and on the 2nd Friday of each month through April, 2012.

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson:

Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival

Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos.

Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others
and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily.

*MOOC = Massive Open Online Course

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