Harvest Celebration: Honoring the Harvest by UUCB’s Honoring Indigenous Peoples Group
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
- Celebration of the fruits of the harvest, guided by the values of the Honorable Harvest, as described by Robin Wall Kimmerer in Braiding Sweetgrass
- As with all Honoring Indigenous Peoples-sponsored events and actions, this celebration honors and respects Indigenous communities, culture and traditions
- An all-Sunday event, involving
- service and the blessing of the Three Sisters Garden and the harvest
- sharing fruits and vegetables from our gardens or bringing ones to share with attendees and also to be donated to a local food bank
- potluck luncheon
- information about the history and sacred meanings of the Honorable Harvest and Ohlone food traditions and traditional plants, especially those growing on the church site
The blessing of the Three Sisters Garden will be led by Kanyon Coyote Woman Sayers-Roods, who is Costanoan Ohlone and Chumash and is an educator, poet, and artist, with works featured in galleries and the De Young Museum. Kanyon is the CEO of Kanyon Konsulting, Tribal Chairwoman of Indian Canyon Nation, founder of Indian Canyon Two-Spirit Society, president and co-chair of Costanoan Indian Research, and cultural representative and Native Monitor for Indian Canyon Mutsun Band of Costanoan Ohlone People.
Church members, friends and community are invited!