Many beautiful preparations are occurring for the Spirit Ride on October 20 – 22 at the Spirit Dancer Ranch. Peter Catches, Zinkala Oyate will be here to lead the ceremony and offer lectures around this time as well. Ty Worsham, Wicasa Cante Taninyan Mani will be here as well. Friday, October 20, will be a very important preparation and work day on the land. There will be sweat lodges both Saturday and Sunday evenings. The event is from sunrise to sunset. Here are some important things you'll need for the ceremony:
1. Clothing: Be prepared for warm and cold weather. Please wear close-toed shoes and bring layers of warm clothes and a hat for shade.
2. Wood: Please bring 2 full bundles of firewood
3. Chairs: Lawn chairs, folding chairs, chairs in a bag, etc.
4. If you are planning on camping out: Sleeping bags, blankets, tents
5. Food: Please bring a prepared dish to share (enough to serve 8-12 people) We will be preparing, serving, and eating outdoors. We request that you provide your own eating utensils.
** If you have a special diet, you will need to bring your dish prepared and labeled with special instructions.
FOOD NEEDED: (Categories sorted by last name)
A-D: Water, Soda, Juice
E-H: Salads, Fruit, Cut Veggies
M-P: Hot Dogs/Hamburger buns, bread, rolls
Q-V: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Veggie burgers, Chicken, Sausage, Bacon
W-Z: Snack foods, Chips, Dips, Crackers
**Main dishes such as Lasagna, Tamales, Enchiladas are definitely welcome.
**BBQ Grills will be provided
** If you are unable to attend and would like to provide any of the above items or make a donation, please contact Manny or Christine
** For Artists and Craftsman that would like to trade or sell jewelry or crafts, please contact Manny or Christine for details.
Thank you in advance for your support!!
Manny "Council Pipe" Sandoval
We still need helpers and leaders in the following service areas. Please email if you feel called in any of these areas.
Elder Care Coordinator
Horse Chief and Horse Painting Coordinator
Clean Up Kitchen Coordinator
Clean Up Camp Coordinator
Wood Cutter Coordinator
Parking/Security – make signs to drive 5 MPH and slow down as arriving.
Kids Care/Games – David
Spirit Ride Ceremony
Honoring the Sacred hoop
October 21 – 22,
2005 ~ Sunrise
Sweat Lodge each evening
Spirit Dancer Ranch, 6397 Gabbert Rd.
Moorpark, CA. 93021
118 to New Los Angeles exit. Bear to right. Continue 2 miles/ 7 stop lights, Turn right on Gabbert Rd. Bear to left.
Go over RR Track. Continue 1 mile to Spirit Dancer Ranch. SLOW DOWN. 10 MPH. Continue dirt road.
Led by 38th generation Lakota medicine man Peter Catches (Zintkala Oyate)
Bring a dish. Call
to volunteer and support.
Manny Council Pipe Sandoval – 818-892-8065