Meet Me @ the Bell Tower Stop the Violence Movement Marches On!

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The time is coming when Meet Me @ the Bell Tower Stop the Violence Movement will be turning two years old! If you feel like October is the best month to get involved the next 2 Bell Tower themes have been decided. The community building that takes place is a safe place where we can openly share and strategize about how we can stop violence. Take a look and get involved, together we can BE THE CHANGE and STOP THE VIOLENCE 🙂

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BELL TOWER MEDICINE WALK & Community Potluck

October 18th, 2013 @ 6pm

bell tower med walk

Let’s take to the streets with our medicines and smudge our neighbourhood.

And Bring some food…we’ll eat it!

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Bell Tower ZOMBIE WALK

October 25th, 2013 @ 6pm

bell tower zombie walk

Come dressed up as a zombie and march around the neighbourhood with us. We will even be eating some snacks & be giving out toothbrushes!! More details to be decided on the 18th!!

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If you are wondering what happens at the Bell Tower, check out Bell Tower 101 by CLICKING HERE

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All Nations Medicine Walk for Sexually Exploited Women & Girls

All Nations Medicine Walk for Sexually Exploited Women & Girls

On May 5, 2013, a group of interested youth in the community are organizing an All Nations Medicine Walk to raise awareness about sexual exploitation of women and girls in Manitoba, and to cleanse the streets where there are high sexual exploitation rates with traditional and sacred medicines.

The Medicine Walk will take place where women and girls have been found murdered and sexually exploited through the sex trade. The Walk will begin at the Thunderbird House on May 5 at 1:00 p.m. followed by a Feast, Pipe Ceremony and speakers. The Feast will begin when the walkers return to the Thunderbird House.

AGENDA:
– OPENING PRAYER –

1:00 – Pipe Ceremony **CALLING ALL PIPE CARRIERS**
Myra Laramee will be leading the Pipe Ceremony
2:30 – Walk ** CALLING ALL DRUMMERS**
Female Drum Group: Keewatin Otchitchak Singers
4:00 – Speakers
Male Youth Speaker: Michael Champagne
Female Youth Speaker: Jennalicious
Femlale Elder Speaker: Leslie Spillet
Male Elder Speaker : TBA
Experiential Speaker: TBA
4:30 – Community Feast

NOTES:

During the walk, we are requesting that all individuals bring their medicines from home (Sage, Cedar and Sweetgrass) in action to cleanse and smudge the streets while we all walk together.

We are encouraging and asking all nations and cultures to take part in the Medicine Walk because this issue effects every race and every walk of life

There will be vehicles available for elders during the walk.

If anybody would like posters to promote the walk you can write on the wall

If there are any suggestions or questions you can contact
Ivana Yellowback or Kevin Settee by sending a message through facebook