The Celtic Church of Dynion Mwyn, The Universal Federation of Pagans and Gathering of the Tribes, Inc. Proudly Present the:
47th Annual Fall Gathering of the Tribes & International Leadership Conference
October 16th - 19th, 2014
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The Gathering will be held At: Cherokee Farms,2035 Old Mineral Springs Rd., LaFayette, GA, 30728...For the story of Cherokee Farms go to http://www.amberlandfestival.com/cherokee-farms/ Directions are below.
This year we are dedicating the Gathering to all the elders we have lost recently. And nothing brought this home today as much as the death of our Pagan Sister...Margot Adler...a Great Woman, a Great Pagan and a Great Spirit...Rhuddlwm Gawr
Margot Adler...may she rest in peace and love
For a list of those persons who have been instrumental in creating and leading our community but are no longer with us go to our Pagan obituary list CLICK HERE
Overview of the Gathering
Merry Meet! We are inviting you to attend the 47th annual Gatherings of the Tribes. This Gathering will provide us an opportunity to express our religious freedom of choice allowing us to celebrate and honor the Old Ways of Spirit and Nature.
The 47th anniversary of the Gathering of the Tribes will again be held at Cherokee Farms, near LaFayette Georgia, October 16 - 19, 2014 and will again focus on leadership and building pagan community. We will have Panel Discussions, Belly Dancing, Music, Workshops, and Presentations.
Gatherings are community affairs which we hope will reach out to every Pagan, Heathen and Hopeful Spirit in these areas!! All Respectful Seekers Welcome!!
The Gathering of the Tribes which has been continuously held since the late 60s has provided Pagans of the various traditions a common ground to appreciate the similarities between other paths. The Gatherings provide us an opportunity to express our religious freedom of choice and celebrate the Cycles of Nature. We share the passion of our beliefs and what is sacred in our life, with others. Our Bardic and nightly Drum Circles provide a way to celebrate our coming together. We sing, dance, drum, and feel the vibrations rising from the Earth with each beat of our hearts. We celebrate and honor the Old Ways of Spirit and Nature.
We are inviting some of the same national leaders we invited in the past, ( see http://www.dynionmwyn.net/history.html ) as well as current authors and groups to help us determine what has changed and what has stayed the same in the intervening years. This will help this conference determine what are the problems of the New Paganism. To help us identify these problems and solutions, we will focus on re-linking with Nature, building community, establishing leadership training, and working with pagan culture across a diversity of traditions and paths.
The Gathering of the Tribes is NOT an open carry event...if you have to wear a holstered weapon...and carry a rifle slung over your shoulder, you will NOT be allowed in the Gathering...this is Private Property and all rules will be obeyed by all participants. Any weapons in your possession must be kept locked in your vehicle...preferably The Trunk.
Finding and preparing outstanding men and women to build an expansive network of influential Pagan leaders is what we feel is very important for our survival as a Pagan Movement. The UFP network is a Foundation for the Future and we want you to be a part of it. Therefore, The UFP and Dynion Mwyn traditions invite you to join the UFP if you are not already a member and bring your unique point of view to this event. Go to: http://www.dynionmwyn.net/ufp.html
THE GATHERING OF THE TRIBES, INC.
In 2002, we incorporated the Gathering of the tribes. We did this because of the host of counterfeit GOTTs that were cropping up and claiming to be us! We also did it to try to include more Pagan and Earth Religion groups than just Dynion Mwyn. We are slowly realizing our goal and will be meeting soon to accept new members.
A CONTINUING RITUAL TO PROTECT THE WATERS OF THE WORLD
On 15th of March, 2014, thousands of pagans all around the globe gathered to form a world ritual. The objective? To bless, heal and protect the waters of the world from fracking and other Pollutions – hence the event’s name: “Waters of the World”.
During the 47th Gathering of the Tribes we will continue this theme with
a protection Ritual for all the Waters of the World.
Water is the sacred wellspring of life. Without it, this world would be nothing but an empty rock. We cannot allow Industrial pollution including fracking to destroy that which keeps us alive.
The global event can be found on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/501317586644153
For instructions on how to take part in this world ritual, please go here: http://www.warriorscall.org/archives/631
This global event is *all* about creating something out of nothing. Don't wait around for someone else to create a ceremony for you: Get out there and get involved. Life's for living, not for watching!
If you plan to hold a Water protection ritual, please get back to the e-mail listed next with a location and some details about your plans, so you can be added to the list. The e-mail address for this event is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother Earth is being attacked like never before - are you brave enough to heed the Warrior's Call and defend her in the sacred shield wall? Join this global wave of magickal activity if you are, and let’s make this latest international pagan event the biggest yet.
The primary sponsor for the Waters of the World event is The Warrior’s Call – pagans united against fracking. The Warrior’s Call is a UK based coalition of pagan anti-fracking groups. Fracking is threatening to turn United States drinking water wells and Britain’s sacred springs and wells toxic. Places such as Chalice Well in Glastonbury are under direct threat of being desecrated by this highly destructive drilling technology.
It is vitally important that these places of power are *not* allowed to be destroyed.
If you wish to protect Britain’s ancient sacred sites, then please donate here: www.igg.me/at/warriorscall
For more information about what fracking is, please go here: http://www.warriorscall.org/what-is-fracking
For more information about why you should be concerned about fracking, please go here: http://www.warriorscall.org/why-the-concern
For more information about the Warrior’s Call, please check out the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sacredshieldwall
And the website: www.warriorscall.org
THE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AT THE GATHERING OF THE TRIBES
The 47th Gathering of the Tribes Leadership Conference will be again asking the question: “What Do We Need from Our Leaders?” To address this issue and those issues described below, we will have a comprehensive Panel Discussion. This will include questions from the Pagan Community and a discussion of what the average pagan needs from the leadership.
We had a fantastic meeting at the 46th annual Gathering with Oberon Zell, Prudence Priest and Rhuddlwm Gawr Moderating. We discussed many issues confronting Pagans in the South and established a few solutions which the participants to the meeting could take back to their communities.
As you know, religious leadership is complicated, especially within a pagan community that isn’t even in agreement about its collective identity, its purpose in our greater society, or even if we should classify what we do as religious.
Over the years we have gotten the impression that what pagans seem to want is a co-creative, egalitarian model of group interaction rather than a model which relies on a single leader. We want our strengths to be put to good use, we want our fellow coven or grove members to support us as we support them, and we want to experience our community without the sense that we are being dictated to.
This is what we want. But, is this what we need?
All leaders usually begin with a vision defined by the following questions: Who am I going to lead? Where am I going to lead them? Who and what do I serve?
A leader has to articulate his or her vision. “If I keep it to myself, I’m not leading anyone.”
A leader has to implement his or her vision. “Talk is cheap – how am I going to do the work necessary to make the vision a reality?”
This idea of “beginning with a vision” would be better phrased as “beginning with vision”.
Should the vision of a leader be thought of as more of a quality of seeing; a refinement of one’s faculties of observation? Perhaps we need our leaders to see what is happening in our communities and in the lives of individuals with greater clarity. In this way, their “vision” isn’t a noun. It isn’t a platform on which they can run for election. Instead, it is a tool which they can use in order to better understand their brothers and sisters.
But then the question is, what do we do when we recognize a specific need? Is that the moment where leadership begins?
In the Spirituality of Paganism, Leaders are teachers, or at least possessors of knowledge. They should have put in the time learning about the nuts and bolts of their practice or tradition but not be so bookish as to be unapproachable.
In the Spirituality of Paganism, Pastoral care should be a primary focus of religious leadership. If we’re going to work in service to the community, we should understand how to serve real, human needs.
In the Spirituality of Paganism, Leaders need the skills of compassion and empathy.
To be clear, there’s value in stepping back and thinking about the difference between what we want and what we need in all aspects of our life, but particularly when we’re thinking about the leaders of our covens, our groves, or our larger Pagan institutions.
Is there a difference between what Pagans want from our leaders and what we need from them? Have you found it challenging to discern the needs of your group, or did you have clear vision from the start?
These are some of the questions that need to be addressed at the 47th Gathering of the Tribes Leadership Conference...would you join with us in exploring these topics?
The Initial, Original and Authentic Gathering of the Tribes was held in the forests of Northwest Maryland. CLICK HERE TO SEE HISTORY Dynion Mwyn held the Gathering of the Tribes in Maryland from 1967 to 1970; in Georgia and South Carolina from 1971 to 2009; in Iowa 2010 and 2011. in Georgia in 2012 and 2013 and in 2014 we are again hosting the Gathering in North West Georgia at Cherokee Farms.
In March of 1967, Rhuddlwm Gawr and Dynion Mwyn established "The Gathering of the Tribes" (the first Pagan “Gathering of the Tribes” festival recorded) in Western Maryland. See http://www.dynionmwyn.net/history.html
In 1978 Dynion Mwyn held the 12th Annual "Gathering of the Tribes", with a National Pagan/Wiccan Leadership conference at Unicoi conference Center near Helen Georgia. It was attended by Ray Buckland, Margot Adler, Selena Fox, and many other national Pagan leaders. This gathering, held at the time of the Summer Solstice, brought together Pagans from many paths and places from all over the United States..
In 1991The Universal Federation of Pagans was founded June 21, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia by Rhuddlwm Gawr and Otter G'Zell at The Gathering of the Tribes, A number of Pagan leaders discussed the possibility of creating a true federation of Pagan religions which could unite in a common cause rather than wasting energy in conflict.
These Pagan Leaders believed that it is important that dedicated and visible public leaders of the International Pagan movement be able to interact for the betterment of Paganism. Rhuddlwm Gawr (Church of Y Dynion Mwyn) and Otter G'Zell (Church of All Worlds) decided to make the necessary investment in time and money to establish such an organization.
Rhuddlwm and Otter contacted over three hundred Pagan Leaders all over the world and invited them to join as Trustees to help formulate the precepts which would establish the organizational process. Over one hundred and twenty Pagan leaders initially responded by becoming Trustees. These Trustees acknowledged the differences inherent in the many and diverse Pagan traditions, choosing the motto to be "Unity Through Diversity." They displayed a great vision of the future by acknowledging the need for a truly international Pagan federation which addresses universal issues. (see http://www.dynionmwyn.net/23directory.html )
In September of 1992, several of the Trustees met in Georgia again at the Gathering of the Tribes.
Lady Amythyst and Lord Rhuddlwm Gawr were elected co-facilitators. They helped to ratify the Articles of Incorporation. Lady Amythyst, Lord Rhuddlwm and Lady Galadriel were elected as incorporators, and in December of 1992 the Universal Federation of Pagans was legally incorporated in the State of Georgia. http://www.dynionmwyn.net/ufp.html
In 2007 and 2008 we held Gatherings near Augusta Georgia which hosted Maxine Sanders and national Pagan Authors.
In 2010 and 2011 we held the 44th and 45th Gatherings in Iowa
In 2012 we moved the Gathering to Cherokee Farms in North Georgia
In 2013, we held the 46th Annual Gathering of the Tribes at Cherokee Farms with Oberon G'Zell and others which was a resounding success.
201 4 will be the continuation of a new era of Pagan Festivals. We want to invite you to take part in this wonderful experience. Because of the cost of gasoline may place constraints on the distance you can travel this year we are holding the 2014 Fall Gathering of the Tribes in North west Georgia. We want to make our unique Gathering available to as many Pagans as possible. Come join us...become part of the history of the Gathering of the Tribes.
Sacred Traveling Ashes
A note about the the origin The oldest Traveling Ashes came from a camp north of Eldora, Iowa in 1912. They have traveled all over the world since then. They came back to Eldora in the early 90's and now continue to travel from ceremony to ceremony.
Bring ashes from a
sacred fire from a festival you attended in the past or
any appropriate item which you
wish to add to
the sacred fire at the opening ceremony. We will explain what and
why we are doing this at that time. At the
closing ceremony, all who wishes to take ashes and continue the
tradition at other festivals, will come forward. We
will then extinguish the sacred
fire to close the gathering. You will be given ashes to
take with you to the next Festival or Gathering. This ritual binds
pagans from many paths and generations.
The Tradition of the Purple Ribbon
Unfortunately there are people who wish to bring down all our good work...you will find a description of their efforts at http://www.dynionmwyn.net/plagerize.html
So mote it Be
Lady Gwen Boudicca
Gathering of the Tribes, Inc.founded in 1967 and Incorporated in 2005. Dedicated to providing a place and time for all Pagan Groups to meet and network.
The Universal Federation of Pagans, Inc. founded by Rhuddlwm Gawr of The Celtic Church of Dynion Mwyn and Otter G'Zell of Church of All Worlds, dedicated to providing a sacred space where all pagans can come and worship.
The Celtic Church of Dynion Mwyn, Inc.is the Welsh tradition. Their homepage is at: http://www.dynionmwyn.com
Oberon Zell - Church of All Worlds
Oberon Zell-Ravenheart (b. Timothy Zell, November 30, 1942, inSt. Louis, Missouri, also formerly known as Otter G'Zell) is a co-founder of the Church of All Worlds, as well as a writer and speaker on the subject of Neopaganism. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri in 1965. In 1967, he received a Doctor of Divinity from Life Science College in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, then a teaching certificate from Harris Teacher's College in St. Louis in 1968. He also attended graduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis.
Oberon Zell is a renowned Wizard and Elder in the worldwide magickal community. In 1962, he co-founded the Church of All Worlds, a Pagan church with a futuristic vision, and he has been involved in the founding of several other major groups and alliances. First to apply the terms "Pagan" and "Neo-Pagan" to the newly emerging Nature Religions of the 1960s, and through his publication of Green Egg magazine (1968-present), Oberon was instrumental in the coalescence of the modern Pagan movement. In 1970, he had a profound Vision of the Living Earth which he published as an early version of "The Gaea Thesis."
Oberon is the primary artist of The Mythic Images Collection, producing beautiful altar figurines of Gods, Goddesses, and mythological creatures. He is the author of Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard, Companion for the Apprentice Wizard, Creating Circles & Ceremonies, A Wizard’s Bestiary, and Green Egg Omelette. He is also the Founder and Headmaster of the online Grey School of Wizardry.
Grey School of Wizardry:www.GreySchool.com
Church of All Worlds:www.CAW.org
Green Egg magazine:www.GreenEggZine.com
For more Information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberon_Zell-Ravenheart
Rhuddlwm Gawr - Dynion Mwyn - Welsh Tradition
Rhuddlwm Gawr is knowledgeable of ancient Celtic mystery religions; including Welsh Traditions of Paganism, Witchcraft and Druidism. He has a AA degree in Electronics from Capital Engineering Institute, Washington, DC; he has a BLA degree from the University of Georgia in Environmental Design with a minor in Ecology; and he has a DD (Doctor of Divinity) degree.
He is co-founder of the Universal Federation of Pagans; Director of the Association of Cymry Wiccae; was responsible for incorporating the first Witchcraft Church in Georgia (Church of Y Tylwyth Teg, Inc.) in 1970s; was responsible for obtaining the first Group U.S. IRS exemption for a Witchcraft Organization (Association of Cymry Wicca) in 1976; held the first classes in Witchcraft in Georgia in 1970 SEE HISTORY; was responsible for a ruling by an administrative judge of the U.S. Post office giving Welsh Witchcraft a basis in law. See First Pagan Gathering of the Tribes in the United States in 1966-67 SEE ORIGIN.
He has a ninth level initiation from the Welsh pagan religion of Dynion Mwyn and is an elder of both Y Tylwyth Teg and Dynion Mwyn. Through living the teachings of the Ancient Celts he has accomplished many of his life goals and continually creates new ones. He has presented workshops on Welsh Mysteries since 1966.
Rhuddlwm will be holding workshops on:
1) Recently discovered Unified field Theory and How we are all interconnected and can access infinite knowledge.2) Creating a Non-Profit Religious Corporation and the Coven; 3) Celtic Crystal Magick; 4) Dragon Power and Polarity Therapy; 5) The Dynion Mwyn Tradition; and 6) Developing Your Intuition and Wisdom.
Melissa Anderson - Spiritual Leader - Circle of Ancient Sisters.
Melissa Anderson was born in Kentucky, with a degree in Psychology from Colorado State University and a practicing Witch. Over the years Melissa has been honored many times with mention in Who's Who of American Woman, Who's Who of Industry and Finance, 2000 Most Influential Woman of 2000, Who's Who of Intellectuals, Placed in the Woman's Hall of Fame as well as Nominated for an International Peace Prize. Her philosophy is, " If you need to know something, learn it for yourself." Founder of Spellcraft Candles, The Treasure Vault as well as past businesses Dimensions Unlimited, Golden Link Publications, Community Insider, Excaliber Services, Four Dragons International, Inc. Mystic Limousine and many others. She currently is the spiritual leader of Circle of Ancient Sisters. Her books are entitled Diary of Ancient Rites, both Volumes 1 and 2. A Book of information on ritual practice, herbs, stones, colors, and more. This book is a general book on Spiritual growth, Not a book to bash and call others wrong, merely one that can enhance your belief system and awaken hidden thoughts in your mind. Let the magic universe into your life. Magic that works automatic to enhance your total life. These Books are designed to help.
Lady Jade Serphant - The Warrior Path
Lady Jade Serphant has been studying and working the Wiccan path for over 25 years. She studied with the late Lord Serphant, and along with him and others, she help found Serpentstone. Jade established Black Clan, her home group, and has served on the Board of Directors for several pagan organizations during which she helped them to host various gatherings. She is also a Guardian of Avalon and is on Land Trust of Avalon board of directors. Avalon Hosts the annual Highlands of TN Samhain Gathering, every year near Gatlinburgh, TN. Jade has spent over 20 years either hosting gatherings or helping to host them.
As a mother, Jade noticed how our children were left out of many main Rituals or made to stand quietly and thoroughly bored throughout. With this in mind she began developing a series of magical crafts workshops and children’s rituals. She is currently researching these rituals and also rites of passage. She hopes the result will enable the spiritual needs of our children to be met, so that they may better feel a part of the Community.
Lady Jade is unapologetically a dedicate of Warrior Path spirituality and has spent many years promoting understanding and reconciliation among the many different Pagan paths. Jade lives the belief everyone could benefit from a little bit of Warrior Path training in their lifestyle and frequently hosts Warrior Path workshops for many years. She is currently High Priestess of The Black Clan and lives and works in the Tri-State area.
Jade will lead a dream workshop……Using your dreams as a magical tool: How to access your dreams, and use them as a magical tool. Dung this workshop we will explore how dreams, sacred drama, archetypes and meditations interact. We will also explore personal symbology.
Cerrunnos and Gwendolyn - Dynion Mwyn Iowa
They are Elders of Dynion Mwyn from Iowa. Their workshop is Rural Witchcraft and Paganism
Darkest Snow - Dynion Mwyn
Darkest Snow is a third level Dynion Mwyn High Priestess from North Carolina. In her job, she travels all over the world and has been exposed to many traditions.
She will conduct a crystalline meditation. Participants may bring their own quartz crystals, I can provide some but not a hundred. We will go into a meditative alpha state ultimately creating a crystal circle over the gathering area so as to be a balanced crystal grid that can be visited by anyone at the gathering for numerous purposes such as healing, psychic awareness, love, etc. The meditation quest will lead participant to empower themselves and their personal crystal (s)with the appropriate color light frequency for their unique personal purpose and need. They will then have their crystal to carry with them. A discussion will ensue.
There will be musical groups, Drumming, Belly Dancing and individuals presenting an eclectic blend of modern and traditional Celtic music and much, much more!
We Will have Drumming
Belly Dancing With:
Jillanna has focused on Lebanese Belly Dance; Egyptian Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Baladi; and Turkish Oriental. She has studied (and continues to study) Saudi Arabian, Tunisian, Moroccan, Persian Styles... and more! As a professional artist, she creates visual and verbal art as well, and specializes in henna body art (mehndhi) She is also a teacher, choreographer, troupe director, event organizer, performer, and art historian.
She earned her masters degree in art history at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, specializing in Modern Art.
Jillanna's performance, visual, and verbal arts career spans nearly two decades, with numerous exhibitions, teaching opportunities, and events providing outlets for her vision and creativity.
Her recent projects include collaboration in the Robin of the Forest theatrical production (Chattanooga, TN); performing and recording with Shock Theater (with her dancers, and as Vampira); on-going involvement with the Jewish Cultural Center of Chattanooga (teaching belly dance); and monthly performances at Portofino's of East Ridge for Greek Night (dancing to live music by Grecian Echoes). She has also performed in film and video productions, including the film Peripheral by Ken Calloway; the film Dead Tired by Mark Fults; and the music video Soul's Lament by Devora Clark.
Jillanna has studied belly dance extensively and engaged in many workshops with excellent teachers, including Rose Champagne (her very first and most influential instructor), Sahra Saeeda (Journey through Egypt I certification); Karim Nagi, Emuna, Liora, Attar Mellea, Shifah, Mahsati Janan, Eva Cernik, Morocco, Alexia, Elizabeth Artemis Mourat, Leyla Jouvana, Mahmoud Reda, Jillina, Natalie Brown, & Gina, and continues her studies in Middle Eastern & North African dance, music, culture, language, and art. She counts Leyla Jouvana as her main mentor and inspiration.
Jillanna currently teaches belly dance at locations in Northwest Georgia, Southeast TN, and the Chattanooga area. She began teaching belly dance in 2002, and now teachesseveral classes every week (beginner through advanced level). She is passionate about her classes, creating choreography, organizing events, and directing her troupes. She is devoted to the women & girls in her classes and to the art of belly dance.
For more information about Wendy, go to: http://www.wendyrule.com/
and for music videos go to http://www.wendyrule.com/video/
and a you tube video at http://youtu.be/LRMcsXLasbw "Creator Destroyer" is a dark, powerfully evocative song from Wendy Rule's 2006 release "The Wolf Sky". Wendy Rule is one of Australia's most unique musical artists; inspired by Nature and Witchcraft, her musical magic will take you to the realm beyond... The live parts of the music video were shot on locations in NYC, Connecticut and Massachusetts during Wendy's 2005 U.S.Tour.
I am truly looking forward to Gathering of the Tribes, and sharing my music with everyone at the Friday evening concert. See you in October!Fearless story-telling, bluesy vocals, humor, straight-ahead, rhythmic, 12 string acoustic guitar, djembe, and frame drums are all weft and warp of the soul of this Pagan bard.
Mama Gina feels most at home when she can feel the earth beneath her feet and taste the freedom of the open sky. She tells the true stories that fall into her head and heart. She sings of life, death and rebirth. She sings of holding on and letting go. She speaks to the Gods and Goddesses and they speak back. She sings their stories as they become her own. She sings of her spiritual connection to the natural world, and of our responsibility to nurture both the mundane and the magical. When she is not performing, you just might find her camping in the woods seeking inspiration from the earth beneath her feet and that vast, open sky.
Her CDs “Goddess Kiss’d” and “The Undertaker’s Daughter” are available at CDBaby, iTunes, amazon.com.
Vendors do not pay a fee. They just pay a registration fee the same as everyone else. But if you want electricity, you will pay a $10 fee.
Vendors add to the Gathering and give back to us in the merchandise they sell to our participants. Sometimes this is the only gathering a person will go to all year. They may be in an area that does NOT have occult book stores or jewelry or clothing. This is their only chance to obtain this type of merchandise. Thank you vendors for adding to our gatherings. Just designate that you are a vendor on the registration form and let us know what you are selling. You should arrive by 11:00am on Thursday that will make it easy on you and everyone but if you can't please get here as soon as you can. If you can't get here by 11am Thursday please let us know approximately when you will be arriving. Appreciate It. The first Vendors to sign up are:
Prudence Priest - Amber, Jet and Bronze
Prudence is HPS (for over 40 years) of Amaranth Energies, CEO of Freya's Folk and the California Utlandr Alliance (since mid-80s), current board member of the American Vinland Association, Ambassadress of Romuva in the USA, Member of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions, Elder in Covenant of the Goddess and The Ring of Troth, Soror Glynda in the OTO and translator of "Demonographia", member of the Rune Gild, currently lives in and runs Perchtenhof in Antioch, CA. She will be selling mostly amber, jet and bronze.
The Mythic Images
Oberon Zell (born 11/30/42) has accomplished many things in his long and colorful career. A modern Renaissance man, Oberon is a transpersonal psychologist, metaphysician, naturalist, theologian, shaman, author, artist, sculptor, lecturer, teacher, and ordained Priest of the Earth-Mother, Gaia. Those who know him well consider him to be a true Wizard in the traditional sense. He is also an initiate in the Egyptian Church of the Eternal Source, a Priest in the Fellowship of Isis, and an initiate in several different Traditions of Witchcraft. He holds academic degrees in sociology, anthropology, clinical psychology, teaching, and theology.
Dragon Wagon and Dragon Aire
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches $1
Grilled Ham and cheese sandwiches $2
Lunch Bowls (Rice, Cheese, onions, bell peppers, and your choice of Ham or chicken in an edible bowl) $5
Hot Dogs $2 or 2 for $3
Hamburgers $4 or 2 for $6 (add cheese for $1 each) Will have Lettuce, Tomato and Onion available on request.
Bottled Soft Drinks $1
Coffee $1 (free refill if you bring your own cup)
When not cooking I will be available for Face/Body painting there will be no charge, but donations are appreciated.
Snow White and Rose Red
We are a small group of crafty pagans whom upon discovering there were no stores for our needs in the area decided to create what we needed ourselves. After our small endeavors, we got requests from friends and are now branching out into the booth world. We also make custom book of shadows and negative spirit traps for the home
Bright Blessing! We promote unity thru spirituality. No matter what path you follow including: paganism, buddhism, the red path, santeria, shamanism, new age, wicca, ceremonial Magick or any other spiritual path. We have something for everyone!
Luna Grillhttps://www.facebook.com/LunaGrillEE - Grew out of friends and family support and request from patrons of various festivals. We Travel throughout the southeast!
$1.00 - Coffee, Tea and Lemonade by the cup
$1.00 -Hot Cocoa and Hot Tea available by the cup
$1.00 - Soda (assorted)
$10.00 Unlimited drink pass weekend this includes tea, coffee and lemonade only
$5.00 - Breakfast Bowl, Eggs, Cheese & either Bacon or Sausage
$3.00 - Breakfast Burritos - Eggs, Cheese & potatoes
$5.00 - Breakfast Burritos - Eggs, Cheese & either Bacon or Sausage
$3.00 - Pancakes (2) $2.00 - side of either Bacon or Sausage
$2.00 - Grilled Cheese Sandwich
$2.00 - PBJ
$5.00 - Meatball sub
$3.00 - Spaghetti and sauce
$5.00 - Spaghetti and sauce with meatballs
$2.00 - Hot dog
$2.00 - side order of either Bacon or Sausage
$3.00 - Boiled peanuts
$4.00 - Hamburger
(subject to change)
Kittens Catnip Dreams
I'm Madeline Smith, aka Makalina Kittenmother. I sell unique handmade smudge fans, hats and both ritual and everyday jewelry. My prices run from $5 to $50.
Champagne Shanes-Fairy Odd Mother
Unfortunately there are people who wish to bring down all our good work...you will find a description of their efforts at http://www.dynionmwyn.net/plagerize.html
Main Gathering Ritual:
TheMain Gathering Ritual will be Saturday Evening. Please honor us by attending and wearing your ritual attire. Circle will be cast, then opened for entrance. We will all raise energy together to let the Gods truly choose their own!
The Gathering feast will precede the ritual. Mainly because there will be children presentWe will provide Chicken and we are asking for pot luck side dishes and desserts, but if you have dietary restrictions please bring food for yourselves and an extra dish to share with everyone.
We only have primitive camping available. If you wish more modern conveniences, there are a few Motels located nearby. mention The Gathering and that some motels are giving us a group rate of $58 - $59:
Key West Inn Lafayette (approx. $58 Group Rate - also mention the Gathering and the dates) - Address: 2221 North Main Street, LaFayette, GA 30728 Phone: (706) 638-8200Days Inn at La Fayette, GA (They are giving us a Group Rate of $59 - ( also mention the Gathering and the dates) - Address: 2209 North Main Street, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 639-9362
Express Inn and Suites at Trion, GA $65 - Address: 14364 U.S. 27, Trion, GA 30753
Phone: (706) 734-2117
Days Inn at Ringgold, GA - Address: 5435 Alabama Highway, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (800) 225-3297Days Inn at Trenton, GA - Address: Killian Avenue, Trenton, GA 30752
Phone: (706) 657-2550Quality Inn at Ringgold, GA - Address: 5437 Old Alabama Road, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 965-4100
Econo Lodge at Chickamauga, GA - Address: 118 General Bushrod Johnson Av, Chickamauga, GA 30707 Phone: (706) 375-7007
You will find a number of walking trails, all manner of wildlife, and a number of different ecosystems.
These are primitive camping sites, with plenty of room for camping, parking, and even RVs and campers (but no sewage or water hookups). The Georgia site has large open fields, deep woods, a great covered stage, showers, and a nice covered pavilion. It's also very private: clothing optional area will be designated.
There are reasonably priced Motels available within 5 - 10 miles of the Gathering Locations.
Gates open at 12 noon on Thursday for camp setup and close 12 noon on Sunday.
We have outhouses on site (but you might want to bring your own toilet paper!)
If you bring anything in.... you will be expected to take it back out. Bring several Trash Bags.
You might want to set up a portable shower.
Drumming until all hours.
We reserve the right to deny admittance or remove anyone acting contrary to the spirit of the GOTT. Illegal substances are absolutely forbidden, by any and all people!! This is very important - if you can't abstain for the weekend, please stay home. We run the risk of losing the site and our freedoms otherwise. Unfortunately there are people who wish to bring down all our good work...you will find a description of their efforts at http://www.dynionmwyn.net/plagerize.html
As per ADA law all Service and Assistance Dogs will be permitted into the gathering. They must be identified easily (ie vest or tag) and they must be well behaved or the coordinators have the right to ask the dog to be put up. No other pets are allowed into the gathering and this will be strictly enforced as the Service Animals need no distractions of another animal trying to interact with them. To all general attendees if you see such a dog Service or Assistance please do not pet the dog or interact in anyway with the dog. The dog is working and 100% of their attention must be placed on their handler. Also please do not ask the handler why they have the dog this is considered rude. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter. You must clean up after your pet, so that "doggie bombs" are not left behind for others to step in. Service animals are always free, but must meet above guidelines."
REGISTRATION AND FEES
For Fees click HERE
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THE SOUTHEAST GATHERING. WE WILL ACCEPT MONEY ORDERS OR CASH AFTER DEADLINES. YOU MAY PAY AT THE GATE IF YOU ARE PRE-REGISTERED
There will be a $10 Charge if you want electricity at your vendor site.
There will be a $1.50 charge for a bag of ice
Do NOT Bring your own Firewood if you are coming from outside Georgia (firewood will be available upon request.)
Ground fires must be in a pit with sod replaced and watered upon leaving. All Pits to be approved by Gathering Staff.
Small grills are welcome.
SEND RESERVATIONS AND QUESTIONS TO:
Contact: Dynion Mwyn - email@example.com or Dynion Mwyn P.O. Box 672125, Marietta, Georgia 30006
Contact: Many Paths at Nikki Pickens - firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a maximum of 500 cars. There will be no maximum of participants. Our suggestion is that if you do not get your registration to us in time and cannot park your car on site, try to make arrangements with someone to ferry participants from local motels to the Gathering.
Cherokee Farms is situated about 45 minutes South of Chattanooga and about an hour and 45 minutes North of Atlanta.For those with GPS: class="st">2035 Old Mineral Springs Rd., LaFayette, GA, 30728
CONTACT FOR SOUTHEAST GATHERING OF THE TRIBES 2014
Camelot, P.O. Box 672125, Marietta, Georgia 30006
e-mail - email@example.com
Fill out the registration page, and mail to Camelot at P.O. Box 672125, Marietta, GA 30006 - along with all names and mailing addresses of all attendees, phone #, e-mail and arrival time, Release of liability required at check in. All local, state and Federal laws must be obeyed.
CONTACTS FOR DYNION MWYN:
Dynion Mwyn Tradition - firstname.lastname@example.org
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