Workshop 3: Indigenous Religions: The Earth Speaks

Workshop 3: Indigenous Religions: The Earth Speaks
Workshop 3: Indigenous Religions: The Earth Speaks

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  • ... everything on the Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of...
  • Indigenous religions are close to the sources of life and permeate the lives of followers; their stories give meaning to everything...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Cave Drawings Newspaper or drop cloth Modeling clay Large sheets of drawing paper Charcoal...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle World map or globe Leader Resource 2, Indigenous...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Sun Mother Walks the Earth " Preparation for Activity Read the story so you will be comfortable presenting...
  • Materials for Activity Small chime, gong, or bell Timepiece (minutes) Preparation for Activity Think of a story that was told to you that...
  • Materials for Activity Large sheets of cardboard, at least 11x17 inches A variety of art materials, such as water color paints and brushes...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Indigenous Religions Fact Sheet A poster of the Unitarian Universalist Principles Description of Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Religions Time Line (Workshop 1) Sticky notes and fine-point markers World map or globe Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Taking It Home handout Optional: Newsprint, markers, and...
  • This was the first workshop to explore a faith outside Unitarian Universalism. Review today's workshop with your co-leader: Did...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Computer with Internet access Preparation for Activity Visit the Kids vs. Global Warming website , also...
  • Preparation for Activity Find an indigenous faith community with which to engage. Research local Native American tribes to see if outsiders...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer with Internet access Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint...
  • Preparation for Activity Review the activity description so you will be comfortable presenting information about Shinto. Note: The Faith in...
  • Materials for Activity For drying fruit: Apricots, peaches, apples, berries, and more; a knife for pitting or coring; water and (a)...
  • ... everything on the Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of...
  • Based on a story of indigenous people of Australia/New Zealand. There was a time when everything was still. All the spirits of the Earth...
  • Emerged: As early as three million years ago in China, Japan, Australia, various regions in Africa, and Southeast Asia (Hinduism is...
  • The first painting is Lascaux, from France. The second painting is Altammira, from Spain. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution...
  • The earliest human beings developed the four aspects of human societies: language, music, a social order, and religion. For more than three...
  • Explore the world's largest indigenous faiths. Information about the history, practices, and contemporary expressions of Shinto is posted...

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