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Mayan Sacred Fire Ceremony – Saturday, July 2nd @ 4pm

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Mayan Sacred Fire Ceremony – Saturday, July 2nd @ 4pm

Mayan Sacred fire Ceremony Franks Hills Animal Effigy Mounds Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:00 pm / 12 Ik /Wind Near Muscoda, WI 53573 Come joins us in Mayan Sacred time as we connect with the land, and spirits Let’s celebrate life with offerings and gratitude, as we bring our prayers and Join us as we learn the importance of preserving ancient and sacred sites of our ancestors…. reflections to Mayan sacred fire. around the world. Everyone is welcome to join us in this special time! Maltiox and we see you there! Love donations are welcome! Please...

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SUMMER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SET FOR FRANK’S HILL

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SUMMER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SET FOR FRANK’S HILL

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County Father’s Day weekend to observe the setting sun on the longest of day of the year. The summer solstice will occur on Monday, June 20th, but the public is welcome to visit the hill on Saturday, June 18th, or Sunday, June 19th to view the sunrise or sunset. Frank’s Hill is a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds that offers a commanding view of the lower Wisconsin River valley. The neighboring ridge to the west contains a group of small conical mounds thought to be calendar...

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CELEBRATE SPRING AT FRANK’S HILL

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CELEBRATE SPRING AT FRANK’S HILL

Bid farewell to winter and welcome spring by observing the vernal equinox amongst the ancient effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda. On Sunday, March 20th spring. Persons wishing to attend should gather at Frank’s Hill by 6:30 p.m. The site will be open to the public on Saturday  and Sunday for self-guided tours of the mounds and for anyone who wishes to view the sunrise. In addition, a special ceremony will be conducted on Sunday afternoon at 3:00. A medicine man from Peru, Adolfo Ttito Condori, will conduct a traditional despacho...

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SPRING EQUINOX CEREMONY

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SPRING EQUINOX CEREMONY

SPRING EQUINOX CEREMONY AT FRANK’S HILL IN MUSCODA, WI. Sunday, March 20, 2016. 3-5PM   You are invited to join us for a DESPACHO & FIRE CEREMONY with Adolfo Ttito Condori, visiting medicine man from Peru. Come join us at Frank’s Hill for a traditional despacho ceremony with Altomisayoq, Adolfo Ttito Condori. Adolfo will give a brief teaching in Spanish with English translation about the tradition and purpose of the sacred offering known as a Despacho. He will also share his impression about the mounds. Participants will be able to...

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Sunday, December 20th, when the setting sun on the shortest of day of the year will be viewed from a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds in southern Richland County. The property is located on STH 193 just off STH 60 a few miles west of Muscoda and has been the site of many solstice and equinox gatherings in the past. Area residents are invited to join the festivities and remember events of the past year. A moment of silence will be observed for those who have passed...

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