Sat, May 27|
Wild Hudson Valley Eco Camp
Wampum Belt Teachings from Loowanaxung
Join us in this unique opportunity to learn about the history of wampum and its connection to the land surrounding us for a special workshop led by Loowanaxung (North Wind), a Lenape teacher from Eelunaapéewi Lahkeewiit (the Moraviantown Reserve).
Time & Location
May 27, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wild Hudson Valley Eco Camp, 408 Lake Mills Rd, Cairo, NY 12451, USA
About the Event
Join us in this unique opportunity to learn about the history of wampum and its connection to the land surrounding us. Participants will assist in creating a new wampum belt that reflects our stewardship to the land and the Hudson Valley, the original homeland of the Lunaapeewak. Meet Kristin Jacobs, spirit name Loowanaxung, translating to North Wind. Kristin is Delaware from Eelunaapéewi Lahkeewiit, ON, Canada. She is wolf clan and has been reclaiming and teaching her endangered Language: Munsee-Delaware for over 10 years. Kristin teaches the Delaware language to students in grades 1-8 at Naahii Ridge Elementary. This event is brought to you by Kristin Jacobs (Loowanaxung) of Eelunaapéewi Lahkeewiit, Wild Hudson Valley and Wave Farm WGXC-FM. All proceeds from this event will go to Kristin to cover her time and travel expenses.
Workshop$35.00+$0.88 service fee