Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Maine Peace Walk To Begin At A Place Of Indigenous Wisdom About Our Earth

The 5th annual Maine Peace Walk to Stop the War$ on Mother Earth will take place in October again this year. The walk will begin on Oct. 11 at a place of indigenous wisdom about living on the planet: the Penobscot Nation. Walkers will assemble on Indian Island to begin their two week trek through communities that can learn much from Penobscot elders about how to properly be here and live cooperatively as human beings in harmony with air, land and water.

Sherri Mitchell of the Penobscots eloquently expressed this in a recent interview (thanks to Regis Tremblay for sharing):

If you share Mitchell's concern that humanity is currently on a suicidal path, why not join her on the Maine Peace Walk? Here are details from the planning committee.

Many people join the walk for one day or a few days at a time. There are provisions for those unable to walk the whole way on any given day. This is an uplifiting experience of community that you will not forget if you are fortunate enough to participate!

The itinerary for the walk thus far:
Oct 11 Orientiation at Penobscot Nation Council Chambers on Indian Island
Oct 12 Dexter
Oct 13 Pittsfield
Oct 14 Unity
Oct 15 Waterville
Oct 16 Augusta
Oct 17 Norway
Oct 18 Lewiston
Oct 19 Brunswick
Oct 21 Freeport
Oct 22 Portland
Oct 23 Saco
Oct 24 Kennebunk
Oct 25 York Beach
Oct 26 Kittery

To get the flavor of this experience, here's my report back from the final day of last year's 4th annual Maine Peace Walk. 


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