<a href=https://fb.me/e/2RjY5izGx>https://fb.me/e/2RjY5izGx</a><br><br><br>Plea… join us in our Nibi (Water) Walk!<br>First Congregational United Church of Christ of Menomonie and its members have a strong commitment to creation care issues, particularly around water quality which is critical for our health and future. We are also committed to expanding our relationships with Native American communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota. These communities have longstanding traditions of recognizing the sacred nature of water and we are pleased that they are an integral part of this event.<br>Noon- Opening Ceremony<br>1:00 PM- NibiWalk Begins<br>4:30 PM- Gratitude Ceremony<br>5:00 PM- Traditional Ojibway Meal Served<br>The Protocols for our Nibi (Water) Walk:<br>The Nibi (Ojibwe for Water) Walks are Indigenous-led, extended ceremonies to pray for the water. Every step is taken in prayer and gratitude for water, our life giving force. Sharon Day, Ojibwe elder and leader of our walk, states, We walk for the water, and as we heal the water we heal all of life. We are not a protest. We are a prayer for the water.

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