Vision Quest for Young Men at Manitou Api (begin at Turtle Lodge) – POSTPONED

Vision Quest

*This spring’s Vision Quest has been postponed due to the pandemic.  We will post an update once we get direction from the Knowledge Keepers about the rescheduled dates.

The Vision Quest is a rite of passage conducted each spring that is intended for young men entering puberty to engage in an ancient ceremony, assisting them in the transition into manhood.  A boy becomes a man by seeking a vision or dream on the land, that will give him his purpose and meaning in life.

It is true that all men must be initiated by Woman to understand life’s sacredness. And so it is that a young man must seek a vision for himself on a Vision Quest and be initiated by Mother Earth. Each year we make a call for young boys and men to participate in a Vision Quest to be initiated by the Earth. The boys and men take to the land and fast for 4 days while they are encouraged and watched over by the Elders.

 



When is the next Vision Quest?

June 5-9, 2020

Vision Quest Rites of Passage for Young Men, June 5-9, 2020 at Manitou Api Sacred Petroform Site (Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba). Preparation and sweat lodge begins at Turtle Lodge June 5.


Interested in participating in the next Vision Quest?

Info at VISION QUEST 2019 – will be updated soon for 2020

Email theturtlelodge@gmail.com to request more information and to sign up.


Please donate to make this next spring’s Vision Quest a reality!

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