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.