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An Evening with Turtle Woman Rising June 27, 2010


Join Raven and his guests Eli Painted Crow and Deborah Guerrero when they talk about Stand For Peace in Washington DC-Sunrise Friday October 8th to Monday October 11th, 2010, @ 3:33pm.

Eli PaintedCrow holds a proud history from the Yaqui Nation and Mexica ancestry. She is the mother to two veteran sons and a grandmother of eight. Eli is an advocate for Peace and an advocate for returning soldiers.A 22yr Army veteran whose eyes were opened in her last tour of military service while in Iraq .Eli has committed to bring forward the continued strategies used in this society to continue keeping communities separated and in conflict. 

The founder of Turtle Women Rising: A Peace Ceremony led by primarily indigenous women in Oct 2008 in Washington DC .The intention: to bring healing to the planet and its inhabitants with the knowledge our ancestors’ lefts us. Eli’s concerns for the future generations has inspired her to be their voice at this crucial time of our changing planet.

Deborah J. Guerrero MSW (Tlingit, Snohomish, & Cowlitz) is a social worker at Muckleshoot Indian Child Welfare in Auburn Washington. She is an activist and community organizer. She serves as a Board of Director for several Indian Organizations in Seattle.

She is a ceremonialist and has a deep passion for Traditional Indigenous Healing ways. She is an active member in the Native American Church, and is the proud parent of three grown children. She is a co-founder of Turtle Women Rising.

Turtle Women Rising invites you to support this Stand For Peace by joining us in DC, October 8th-11th, 2010, and to participate as much as you are comfortable. You can drum with us for all 4 days, or just come for an afternoon. Our organization is all volunteer, and our funding comes from donations and collaborations. TWR’s Fiscal Sponsorship is held by the Center For Sacred Studies, which means we are a non-profit, and all donations are tax deductible. We invite you to volunteer, make a donation, (either financial or inkind services), network with us and help us get the word out both with your local and global community, or bring TWR to your homeplace so we can offer a teaching, a lecture/discussion, a prayer circle or a performance.