Bright Blessings of the Day to you.
On Thursday, March 27th, at 12:00 pm, Darren Thompson will be performing live at the 20th Anniversary of the Anishinaabemowin Teg Language Conference. Native American flute virtuoso, educator in First Nation Culture, and public speaker, he his a great amongst the current landscape of those incorporating the beauty of Song and Life in a way that makes them accessible to many. Music and Spirituality are a part of each other in many of the lives the Pagan Community in Michigan, so this will be a great opportunity for those who integrate Sacred Music into their lives to experience a treat.
One of the objectives of the conference is to
"To promote the development of opportunities for the people to regain and retain the Anishinaabe language in co-operation with Anishinaabe language foundations, organizations, communities, groups and individuals"
Music is a universal language. It speaks to the Soul. And the Souls of the various Nations of the Earth each have their forms of Sacred Energy that speaks through music. This artist's body of work speaks to that thread within that vibrates in recognition with this energy. One does not have to know the Prophecies of the Seventh Fire to know that Power rides the air when music is played.
The conference will be held at Kewadin Casino, 2186 Shunk Road, in Sault Ste. Marie. Admission to the event is priced as follows:
- Youth, Ages 6-17 ($125)
- Student with ID, All Ages ($250)
- Elder, Ages 55+ ($250)
- Adult, Ages 18-54 ($300)
If you wish to have an opportunity to learn more about Darren Thompson's mission to promote and preserve the Traditional instrument, the Native American flute, then you might consider attending one of his retreats. Held annually at the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin, he teaches facilitates an experience with masterful flutemakers and students of the art.