$1100 Donated

Let’s Build the Turtle Lodge Bunkhouse!

The Turtle Lodge has just announced that we will begin building the Turtle Lodge Bunkhouse, beginning construction in the Spring of 2015! We hope that people of all colours will join us again in this effort, that will help support the return of a way of life!  Building the Bunkhouse will allow people to stay […]

$0 Donated

Grandmother Turtle Lodge Upgrade & Revitalization Project

The Turtle Lodge offers all this opportunity to give. We are raising funds to upgrade and revitalize the infrastructure of our beautiful lodge of learning and healing. Beginning in 2014 – together we are raising $2.5 million to: Fix the road. Build a parking lot. Expand the Turtle Lodge by adding 8 additional teaching and […]

$0 Donated

Ogokiinooniiwen (Thirteen Moons) – Full Moon Ceremonies at the Turtle Lodge

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Since the Spring of 2014, the Turtle Lodge has been conducting Full Moon ceremonies each Full Moon of the year, to acknowledge and honour Nookomis (Grandmother Moon), to share Women’s teachings and teachings of the current Moon, and to share in a Potluck Feast.  For thousands of years, Anishinabe peoples have […]

$0 Donated

Ceremonies

The Turtle Lodge is a place of ceremony. Ceremony is an integral part of all Turtle Lodge gatherings, which may include the sacred fire, pipe ceremony, and sweat lodge ceremony. Individuals are welcome to spend time in the Turtle Lodge for personal prayer and fasting. Major seasonal ceremonies continue to be led by the Turtle […]

$250 Donated
5% Funded

Grandmother Teachings and Coming of Age Ceremonies

Grandmother Teachings on Coming of Age Ceremonies are conducted each spring at the Turtle Lodge by the grandmothers, who provide teachings of how to honour and carry oneself as a Woman. Any female can participate. Each year we encourage young women to spend time learning the sacredness of Woman by participation in the Grandmother Teachings […]

$0 Donated

Igniting the Fire

The Turtle Lodge is responsible for initiating Igniting the Fire – The Sacred Gathering, an annual gathering of Elders, Youth, Adults, Parents, Students, Educators and Researchers, led by indigenous people and open to people of all cultures and backgrounds. Igniting the Fire – The Sacred Gathering has been held annually in the sacred site of […]

$25 Donated
0.5% Funded

Vision Quest

The Vision Quest is a rite of passage conducted each spring that enables men and adolescent boys to engage in an ancient ceremony, assisting them in the transition from one life stage to the next, with purpose and meaning. It is true that all men must be initiated by Woman to understand life’s sacredness. And so […]

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