Grandother Margaret Behan Presents “Healing our History Together” at The Ojai Foundation Land Sanctuary

Tue, 09/24/2013

OJAI, CA, SEP 24, 2013: From 6:30PM – 9:30PM, September 26, at The Ojai Foundation Land Sanctuary (9739 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023,\ Grandmother Red Spider Woman, Margaret Behan, Arapahoe-Cheyenne, will be speaking and sharing stories, ceremonies and traditional practices of her people. Grandmother Behan’s program will focus on generational trauma and cross-cultural/inter-generational healing, with ceremony, council circles, conversation, and traditional Arapahoe/Chayenne blessings.

Margaret is a Cheyenne traditional dancer and has served as a dance leader in Oklahoma and in powwows across the U.S. She is an accomplished and published author, poet and playwright, a sculptress and licensed Substance Abuse Counselor. She has presented workshops and retreats for women, adult children of alcoholics and co-dependents.

Grandmother Margaret’s visit to The Ojai Foundation Land Sanctuary is one of a number of “Wisdom Keeper” gatherings that happen there throughout the year, bringing teachers from around to the world to teach, share, and practice together with visitors from the region.

About The Ojai Foundation

The Ojai Foundation (TOF) is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to fostering practices that awaken connection to self, others and the natural world.  Council, the practice of listening and speaking from the heart, is TOF’s core offering.   Council practice draws from cultures around the world and throughout time, employing a range of communicative contexts and forms.  In addition to Council, TOF promotes sustainable community through intercultural exchange, seasonal celebrations, and permaculture education and land management practices.

For more information about The Ojai Foundation’s work in Southern California and around the world, please contact:

Adam Rumack
Marketing & Outreach Director
outreach@ojaifoundation.org
Phone:(805) 646-8343 x145