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DARK, DARK, DARK NIGHT

Tonight is a full moon, the Harvest Moon. I am curious as to what is being harvested. But…it is also Friday the 13th. Bad, bad, bad luck. This is no harvest any sane person wants to know about. Run and hide!!!!!

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FULL MOON!

Tonight, is the Blessing Moon. Just who is blessing, and why are they blessing? Think about that.

The Cherokees call it the Ripe Corn Moon Guyegwoni ᎫᏰᏉᏂ. They did the Green Corn Dance and the stickball season started.

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Wind Full Moon

Full Moon tonight. The Wind Full Moon. Ladies & gentlemen, this is tornado weather! Hide under the bed! Now! Why are you still standing there?

Cherokees call it the Flower Full Moon, Kawoni ᎧᏬᏂ. Rituals to Long Man, Spirit of the River were performed. A customary dance was the Knee Deep Dance, dustu ᏚᏍtᎣ.

 

 

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FULL MOON ALERT

Tonight is a Full Moon, the Storm Moon.  (storm in Kentucky is becoming a normal night, sigh) As Snoopy would say, it will be a dark and stormy night.

The Cherokees call it Windy Moon, Anuyi, ᎠᏄᏱ, so they agree. Figures dressed as Kanati, ᎧᎾᏘ, the Cherokee first man/hunter, help restart town-council sacred fires.

 

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FULL MOON ALERT

Tonight is the Long Nights Full Moon. Beware of draugar—they live in burial mounds & reanimate on nights like tonight. BUT they can be shapeshifters, so how can you be safe unless you are alone? They also inhabit dreams. Beware of going to sleep.

The Cherokee call this Snow Moon, Usgiyi, ᎤᏍᎩᏱ. The spirit being, “Snow Man”, brings cold & snow. Shoveling snow? I’d rather face draugar.

Gotta go—I hear something scratching on my window. And it’s snowing. The worst of both worlds!

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Under the full moon, they make trades, but what are they trading? Weapons of war? My heart does ache. In the shadows, they become friends, but is it the friendship of peacemakers or warriors? I fear for the future.

Tonight, is the Cherokee Trading Moon, Nudadaequa, ᏄᏓᏓᎡᏆ, where people gathered from afar to trade. It is also the time of the Friendship Festival, Adohuna, ᎠᏙᎱᎾ, where friendship was made or renewed.

Take care, my friends.

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Beware!

The chanting mourners march out of the cave. Who died? Why are they marching? What will they do? Beware the Mourning Full Moon tonight. You may be in danger.

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