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Fwd: Penobscot Nation Solstice Water Ceremony and Solidarity Circle on New Brunswick Fracking and Northeast Tar Sands Pipeline

Tue, Jun 18, 2013

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Subject: Summer Solstice Water Ceremony and Solidarity Circle
To: correspondingsignal@hotmail.com
From: Maria_Girouard@umit.maine.edu

Summer Solstice 
Water Ceremony and Solidarity Circle 
Friday, June 21st 12:30 – 3:30 
Indian Island, Penobscot Nation 

Arrive at 12:30 pm – Park in Community Building Parking Lot* 
There is a short walk to the ceremony grounds from the parking lot (less than ¼ mile) 

Water Ceremony to start promptly at 1:00 pm 

No cameras/ recording devices allowed at ceremony. Please NO bottled Water. 

Following the Ceremony, gather for Alliance-building at the Boat Landing: 

Music for Mother Earth by Timbered Lake 

Information on Hydrofracking and Tar Sands (What is it and why you should be aware), AND updates on the current Mi’kmaq/ Maliseet protests in New Brunswick. 

Opportunity to help 2 Mi’kmaq women arrested while standing up for Mother Earth. 

Group picture of solidarity ~ Standing up for Mother Earth! 

* Directions to Indian Island, Penobscot Nation from I-95 – take Exit 197 (Route 43/Old Town Exit), travel Gilman Falls Avenue toward Old Town (Approximately 2.5 miles); Turn LEFT onto Indian Island bridge; [Please note: there are detours on Indian Island due to road construction AND our speed limit is 20 miles per hour ]; continue STRAIGHT – the road will curve around “the pond” and up a hill; at the top of the hill, turn LEFT and follow to the end; at the stop sign, turn RIGHT, and then veer left at fork; at the next stop sign, turn RIGHT –approximately ¼ mile to Community Building Parking Lot on LEFT. Directions to ceremonial site will be provided when you arrive. 

“Anishinaabekwe, the Daughter, You are the keepers of the Water. I am Nibi…Water…the sacred 

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