Grandmother Josephine Mandamin began her walk in Puget Sound on April 9, 2011 with a ceremony hosted by Skokomish nation. We followed her for five days as she, Shelley, Sylvia and Tina walked through a temperate rain forest to get to their first mountain pass. On the way to the pass she was assisted by Lisa and her daughter Dark Feather with Jesse assisting with the staff and Joanne carrying the pale. I am sure there were others whose names I can't remember. This is the first installment of Waterwalk 2011. This fall on APTN you can see the full journey.
Since the dawn of humanity, countless cultures around the world have held prophecies and tales foretelling a time when an epic final battle between the forces of light and dark, would destroy the earth; and where the victorious forces would be given the power to become the rulers over a new reality. And though to many, this battle may seem like the legendary stuff of stories, there are those who believe, that the final battle is upon us, and that Armageddon has indeed begun. However, it is essential here to understand that contrary to popular belief, Armageddon is not a battle that can be fought and won on the battlefields of Man, but rather, the true Armageddon, is a war that can only be won... within.
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