Please forward the following message
to anyone you feel would resonate with its content. together we reach
out further. (its the invitation message)
the Land of Yarrabah in Far North Queensland, Australia, we share with
you the calling to be part of the Elders Gathering that will be held
from the 10th - 15th November 2012. Coinciding with the total solar
eclipse on November 14th 2012, we are honoured to help facilitate a 5
day Gathering for Elders, Cultural Leaders, Youth, NGO’s and community
workers to come together and share their vision for a new future.
culture is currently facing a time where it needs guidance from the
Indigenous peoples of this earth. The younger generations need guidance.
We have global problems that are affecting our lives and that of the
planet. People are ready to listen. It is time to unite the intellect of
the mind and the wisdom of the heart. The Land is calling us all.
Indigenous people of Australia have an integral part to play. We have
one of the oldest cultures on earth. This is an opportunity for
Indigenous Culture and the unbroken connection to the Land to be
acknowledged, appreciated and learned from.
This will be a time
to honour and respect the ancestors and elders that have kept the
culture alive, present in our young ones and active in our hearts and
The Solar Eclipse is a moment in time to focus our
intentions, share our hearts’ visions, and bring forth the dances, songs
and storylines that allow us to bring into being the vision of a New
We were deeply moved to discover that an Ancient Storyline
belonging to Yarrabah Land links directly to the total Solar Eclipse
happening this year on November the 14^th;
“Nganjal (sister sun)
had the brightest light. Gindan (sister moon) had no light when she rose
every night. One morning, Gindan came up and moved in front of Nganjal
(sun) and said ‘Sister, give me some light so I can shine for the people
that are going to come from the east.’ From that day on there was
always light. This eclipse is very significant for us because we are
going to share this happening again; we can see it.. Gidan will come in
front of Ngangal to bring the light.” Binyarabi - Yarrabah elder.
It is therefore, on behalf of the Land, the Custodians, Storykeepers,
Traditional Owners, Elders and Youth of Yarrabah, we are Calling you, as
Elders, Grandmothers, Grandfathers, Wisdom Keepers, Cultural Leaders,
NGO’s, Community Workers, to be part of the Global Elders Gathering in
For more information please visit the website www.globaleldersgathering.com (http://www.globaleldersgathering.com/) (http://www.globaleldersgathering.com/ )
thank you for seeing the value and significance in sharing, promoting
and supporting this Gathering in which we hope to dream a new strong
vision into being.
We thank you also for reaching out and sharing
this This Calling with those Youth Leaders, Elders, Grandfathers,
Grandmothers, First Nation representatives and Wisdom Keepers you know
will resonate with this.
As the event is free/non-profit – it is by invitation only.
If you, or someone you know would like to be a part of the gathering - Please fill in the online The Calling RSVP Form (http://www.globaleldersgathering.com/expressions-of-interest.html ) or contact
Meleuka Morton-Masterman | +61 415 513 855 | firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:email@example.com)
Numbers are limited so please RSVP soon. You will then be contacted and sent an invitation.
In honour and service to this Gathering,
Co - Founder and Director
Para Pachamama ~ Spirit of Earth
www.parapachamama.org (http://www.parapachamama.org/) (http://www.parapachamama.org/ )
** Part 1 of the Digital Message Stick - the calling from the Council of Elders
to Uncle Bob, Binyarabi as he calls out to support this Gathering,
bring our energy to it and ensure as many Elders and Wisdom Keepers can
come and gather in full in Yarrabah, Australia.
Bound in Sacred
Story this Gathering is part an Ancient, yarrabah prophecy Storyline. It
speaks directly of the Solar Eclipse and is dreamed to be a Gathering
where the vision for a new future can be brought together and shared
with the world at larger.
WATCH VIDEO HERE: (http://www.globaleldergatherings.org/the-calling.html )
The Global Elder Gathering is Initiated by:
Rare Earth Foundation
www.ref.org.au (http://www.ref.org.au/) (http://www.ref.org.au/ )
Thanks to: http://thefederationoflight.ning.com