Posts Tagged ‘full moon’

Super Moon!

The Strawberry Moon is the June Full Moon, the last Super Moon of 2021. (Thursday, June 24). Where’s my strawberry shortcake?

For Cherokees, it is the Green Corn Moon Tihaluhiyi ᏘᎭᎷᎯᏱ. The AniGadugi SocietyᎠᏂᎦᏚᎩ helps those in need this month.

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Super Pink Moon

Super Pink Moon! Monday, April 26 will be a super moon, a larger than normal full moon. Cresting 11:31 PM EST. Sorry, the moon is not pink, pink blossoms are the norm.

Cherokees call it Flower Moon Kawoni ᎧᏬᏂ. The “Knee Deep Dance” dustu ᏚᏍᏚ of the Spring or Water Frog is customary.

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February Full Moon

Last night (February 27) was the Snow Full Moon. Guess why? [photo: last night, should still be full tonight]

Cherokee: Bone Moon Kagali ᎧᎦᎵ. Medicine Dance officiated by a “doctor” Didanawiskawi ᏗᏓᎾᏫᏍᎧᏫ.

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Last night (January28) was the Wolf Full Moon—it will be visible on the 29th too. Cherokee call it Cold Moon Unolvtani ᎤᏃᎸᏔᏂ This time of the season is a time for personal and ritual observance, fasting and personal purification.

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Tonight (December 29) is a full moon—COLD MOON. Not a surprising name. Throw another log on the fire.

Cherokees call it Snow Moon Usgiyi ᎤᏍᎩᏱ. The spirit being, “Snow Man”, adanvdo ᎠᏓᏅᏙ brings the cold and snow for the earth to cover the high places while the earth rests.

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Beaver Full Moon is Monday, November 30. On this full moon, beavers like to huddle in their lodges.

Cherokee Trading Moon Nudadaequa ᏄᏓᎠᏓᎡᏆ. Time of Friendship Festival Adohuna ᎠᏙᎱᎾ. Old friendships renewed and new friends made.

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September Full Moon

The Corn Moon falls on September 2nd. The name seems obvious, though in Britain corn means any grain harvest. Arianrhod is the Welsh moon goddess.

Cherokees call this Nut Moon Duliidsdi ᏚᎵᎢᏗᏍᏗ –the Ripe Corn Festival honored Ginitsi Selu ᎩᏂᏥ ᏎᎷ–Mother Corn, goddess of the harvest.

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Tonight (March 9) is a Super Full Moon, a bigger than ordinary full moon. It also called the the Worm Moon–perhaps Wyrm Moon, an old word for dragon. Cherokees call it Windy Moon, Anuyi ᎠᏄᏱ, not a surprise.

A dragon just flew across the full moon! You’re on your own!

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Cold Moon!

Tonight (12.12.2019) is a full moon, the Cold Moon. Sorry but the 12:12 posts are wrong, according to NASA—it is at 12:16. Cold either way you go.

The Cherokee call it Snow Moon Usgiyi ᎤᏍᎩᏱ The spirit being, “Snow Man”, brings the cold and snow for the earth to cover the high places while the earth rests until the rebirth of the seasons in the Windy Moon Anuyi.


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Lonely Ole Moon

Full moon over Okolona, Kentucky. Ethan Suddeth photo–used his car for a tripod.

Reminds me of old Roger Miller song: The moon is high and so am I.

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