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Autumnal Equinox 2006 to 2014
Thriving manifests as cycles...seasons reflect how our 'boss' teaches us.

October 25th 2007 - ORIGIN 2006-2014 Autumnal Equinox – this repeat each Fall for 8 years

EarthThunder shares one of her birthplace ‘Silent Eyes’ Shaman Way Medicine Wheels, awakened early 1800s by her maternal GrandMother, Two Rainbow Flower . In 1951 EarthThunder’s GrandFather stood at this wheel. First pix looks Big Smoky Creek bottom of Sawtooth Mtn. Range, 5000’ elevation. They protected EarthThunder’s peoples as they walked down from Smoky Basin, 10,000’ elevation, across Camas Prairie to the Malad Canyon Caves. Beyond this creek is the secret ridge. This powerful ridgeline can see for 100 miles, assisted by Mtn. Lion, Coyote packs, Black Bear, Gopher Snake, Elk, Pronghorn Antelope, Blue Camas, Yarrow, the White Lodge Wolf Clans, and EarthThunder’s families. All thank you for holding her life and her families’ teachings.

ORIGIN 2006-2014 Autumnal Equinox – repeat each Fall for 8 years

SunRise-quality environment is outside between 4am and 11am.
If what you will do is set up in bed then read the list of Shaman Way Medicine Wheels out loud on (page 15); otherwise go outside
1. Stand/lay/sit; close your eyes for a minimum of 20 minutes journey by turning Moonwise (West to South to East to North to West) until you have entered the center of the planet). These are the Dream Song-Lay Lines/links to The Wild Universe.
2. Hear, feel, and deepen your relationship with Heart Fire -molten GrandMother Earth. To function is to deepen personal responsibility, soften compassion, lighten expectation and gather more choices. Rewrite reality. Speak of the current polarization, feel the polarization begin to shift. Participate in being a functioning human Paradigm. Ask to support BeLoved TASOM’s Paradigm shift.
3. This Ritual is what you have as your experience today to share when asked. Are you allowing peoples to ask? Are you integrating enough people to ask? Are you sharing with yourself?
4. Begin journey East, South, West, North…. spiral clockwise. Open eyes embrace the SunRise.
Open your eyes and say, “This is Enough. Everything at SunRise is what I have to blend into the day I have created.” Chi-Ho

SunSet-The quality environment is outside between 4pm and 11pm.
1. Be where there are no electronics, no people, and cover with your Healing Blanket.
2. Have the list of Shaman Way Medicine Wheels. Join your families.
3. Allow your eyes to hear the Wheel/s calling you.
4. Close your eyes for a minimum of 20 minutes
5. Breathe a way to the open Portal that is raw-wild-habitats of the Wheels.
6. Open your eyes and know you are never alone. You are inside the families of the Shaman Way Medicine Wheels. Living is infinite and change is this planet. The forms change, surrender your Mental, Physical, Emotion bodies to the darkness and give them Pause. Heal, purge, clear and rest. Chi-Ho

Note: For those who have received readings of your personal Family Clans –
Greet each family each Sunrise in each direction at SunRise.
Surrender to each family in each direction at SunSet.

FOR YOUR DIVERSITY EDUCATION AND SHARING…there has never been an answer only the experiencing and sharing stories of your perception of your experiences. The following are many tribes, science, astronomy and communities ways of experiencing and then telling their stories of our season of Fall….llllllling
BeLoved TASOM calls you…EarthThunder shares her families languages. Autumn u-la-go-hv-s-di The color for West is Black that represents change, transmutation, and death. The Portal Keepers are Wolf, Owl, Bear, GrandMother Earth, Oceans, all evolving habitats, choices, timing, location, permission and silent wellness. All elements, minerals, habitats, and creatures that have colors of the SunSet. Smudge with Cedar. Carry Cedar and Jasper in your bundles. The choice is Harvest, share your overflow, celebrate the gifts of Spring-Summer, store seeds/bulbs/mysteries ....just in case Spring should come again.

Each season also starts with a personal sacrifice from each person that will last until the next solstice. What is your sacrifice today that is at least ½ hour per week until Winter Solstice?

JOIN US on the Day of Weaving October 13, 2006
Begin with Sunrise Ceremony.
Are the following in everyone, like unique-flavors stirring around? How do you manage these realities?


Human may continue to value and think something is wrong with them. Is your life about being liked, being praised, out-running deep relationships…especially if feedback or critical words are involved? Is being responsible for all thoughts, choices, actions, experiences and consequences the truth?
Healing is accepted when and if, you release, “I will be happy when ????”
Fake it until you make it as a Being in Appreciation, Celebration, Gratitude, Silence and Death. Change is the constant movement of cycles and circles.

WHO ARE YOU NOW? Write 12 living truths of who you are now. Do you remember being any of the following?

Carriers of the Wind
Carriers of the Fire
Carriers of Water
Carriers of Tobacco, Corn, Sage, Cedar,
Sweet Grass
Carrier of Fire
Carrier of the Pipe
Carriers of Appreciation, Celebration, Gratitude
Carriers of Serving, Sharing, Seeking


Autumn is the final harvest; the end of Life's Cycle. The Cherokee word for West is wu-de-li-gv.

The Autumnal Equinox – NEW YEAR OF (Maiden Earth) now her Rite of Passage to GrandMother EARTH

In most places on the Ocean/Earth, weather changes as the seasons change. These changes are caused by the tilt of the axis relative to the Sun. In the summer when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun, the north receives more sunlight. Daylight lingers into the evening hours and the weather is mild/warm.

In the Winter, the opposite is true. The Northern Hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun and receives less sunlight. The Sun sets much earlier, and Winter nights are long, cold and dark.

But on one day during the third week of September, daylight hours and nighttime hours are about equal. We call that day the Autumnal Equinox. The word equinox comes from the Latin word that means “time of equal days and nights. This is the first day of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.

In Autumn, daylight decreases day by day, the weather grows colder and the growing season winds down. Just as Spring is the time for planting, Autumn is the time of Harvest.

Itse Selu: Cherokee Harvest Festival
As adults prepare to celebrate the harvesting of the corn, Little Wolf makes his usual rounds--bathing in the river, checking with his grandmother on the progress of his new moccasins, playing a game called gada yosdi --while anxiously awaiting the start of the festival. Attempting to portray Cherokee life before the advent of the Europeans, Pennington's disjointed, unfocused text is not engrossing, but it does string together a few valuable and engaging bits of Cherokee education and ritual. For example, elders teach Little Wolf and his friend to observe a spider spinning its web before they learn to weave their own fishing nets.

This is the New Year of EarthMother and SkyFather - Spiritually, physically and mentally. This is the celebration of being an emotion-moving Adult ready for adult relationships.
This is the time you review:
Do I have enough to eat/ - nourishment? Do I have enough safe clothing/shelter? Do I have enough relationships - nurturing? Do I expose my addictions? Have I honored all my gifts? Am I now ready to let the fire out - Harvest my fields?
What does Harvest mean to me?

Kituwah Society Tradition: The NightHawk peoples are the Fire Keepers. At this time they go house to house and put out all the fires. They keep one ember/coal alive.
The last meal of last year’s foods is prepared and eaten; often any left was composted or given away in a celebration of Thanksgiving.
The Women are the first to pick the green corn (the crop of ready corn) as instructed by the Corn Sisters (goddess)…then everyone participates….all tribes/villages/families/friends - Harvest.
A celebration meal is honored….then the NightHawk goes to each house and lights the new fire. Each family is responsible to keep the fire going until the next Autumn Equinox. If a fire goes out it said to bring dark energies to all the peoples.

Humans may have been present in Idaho area as long as 14,500 years ago. Excavations at Wilson Butte Cave near Twin Falls in 1959-revealed evidence of human activity, including arrowheads that rank among the oldest dated artifacts in North America. Native American tribes predominant in the area included the Nez Perce in the north and the Northern and Western Shoshone in the south. Paiute in Central Idaho. Sprinkled with every tribal man and sometimes women/children worldwide who could be indentured to mining slavery. Aboriginal families from Australia were studied in 2000 and found to have collected granite from Southwestern Idaho in early 1500s.

The Legend of The Cedar Tree by Jim Fox
A long time ago when the Cherokee people were new upon the earth, they thought that life would be much better if there was never any night. They beseeched the Ouga (Creator) that it might be day all the time and that there would be no darkness.

The Creator heard their voices and made the night cease and it was day all the time. Soon, the forest was thick with heavy growth. It became difficult to walk and to find the path. The people toiled in the gardens many long hours trying to keep the weeds pulled from among the corn and other food plants. It got hot, very hot, and continued that way day after long day. The people began to find it difficult to sleep and became short tempered and argued among themselves.

Not many days had passed before the people realized they had made a mistake and, once again, they beseeched the Creator. "Please," they said, "we have made a mistake in asking that it be day all the time. Now we think that it should be night all the time." The Creator paused at this new request and thought that perhaps the people may be right even though all things were created in twos... representing to us day and night, life and death, good and evil, times of plenty and those times of famine. The Creator loved the people and decided to make it night all the time as they had asked.

The day ceased and night fell upon the earth. Soon, the crops stopped growing and it became very cold. The people spent much of their time gathering wood for the fires. They could not see to hunt meat and with no crops growing it was not long before the people were cold, weak, and very hungry. Many of the people died.

Those that remained still living gathered once again to beseech the Creator. "Help us Creator," they cried! "We have made a terrible mistake. You had made the day and the night perfect, and as it should be, from the beginning. We ask that you forgive us and make the day and night as it was before."

Once again the Creator listened to the request of the people. The day and the night became, as the people had asked, as it had been in the beginning. Each day was divided between light and darkness. The weather became more pleasant, and the crops began to grow again. Game was plentiful and the hunting was good. The people had plenty to eat and there was not much sickness. The people treated each other with compassion and respect. It was good to be alive. The people thanked the Creator for their life and for the food they had to eat.

The Creator accepted the gratitude of the people and was glad to see them smiling again. However, during the time of the long days of night, many of the people had died, and the Creator was sorry that they had perished because of the night. The Creator placed their spirits in a newly created tree. This tree was named a-tsi-na tlu-gv {ah-see-na loo-guh} cedar tree.

When you smell the aroma of the cedar tree or gaze upon it standing in the forest, remember that if you are Tsalagi {Cherokee}, you are looking upon your ancestor.

Tradition holds that the wood of the cedar tree holds powerful protective spirits for the Cherokee. Many carry a small piece of cedar wood in their medicine bags worn around the neck. It is also placed above the entrances to the house to protect against the entry of evil spirits. A traditional drum would be made from cedar wood.

Does the author believe this? Well, lets just say that there is a piece of cedar in my medicine pouch and I wear it always. The Creator did not make the people because of loneliness, but because the Creator wanted to show generosity and love to the people. Accept the blessings and the gifts given and always give thanks for them.
Jim lives in Alabama.
The Lone Wolf Band of Cherokee Indians

The First New Moon of Spring Ceremony took place in the first part of March when the grass and the leaves on the trees began to grow. This festival started the planting season. The festival lasted seven days and included dancing and the re lighting of the sacred fire by the fire maker. Stories were told and predictions concerning the success or failure of the crops. The ceremonies included sacrificing a deer tongue in the fire. All the home fires were extinguished and rekindled from the coals of the sacred fire.

Green Corn Ceremony took place in August. It was preformed when the new corn became ripe enough to eat. The ceremony was to give thanks to the Creator for a good corn crop. The ceremony included feasts, sacred fires, dances, ball games and meetings to settle differences. New corn was not to be eaten until after the ceremony took place.
Messengers were sent to notify the towns of the nation about when the celebration was to be. Along the way, the messengers gathered seven ears of corn from a field of a different clan. Upon the messengers return, the Chief (uku) and his seven councilors fasted for six days. The ceremony began on the seventh day.
Again the sacred fire was extinguished and rekindled. Again a deers tongue was sacrificed to the sacred fire. Corn kernels from the seven ears of corn the messengers brought back from the clans fields were also thrown into the sacred fire. Old tobacco was sprinkled in the sacred fire and the Chief offered a prayer, dedicating the corn to the Creator.
Food that was made from the new corn was brought into the townhouse and everyone was fed. For seven days the Chief and his Councilors could only eat corn from the previous year’s crops.

The Ripe Corn Ceremony took place in October when the new moon appeared. Since autumn was the season the Cherokee believed that Mother Earth was created. The ceremony represented the new year celebration. Each family brought some produce from their field to share, such as corn, beans and pumpkins. Ceremony included dancing, purification by immersing seven times in water (called “going to the water”) by the “Priest” or Holy Man using a Ulvsuti crystal. The purification ceremony also included predictions of health for the coming year

Reconciliation - Friends Made Ceremony
Ten days after the New Moon Ceremony was held, the sacred fire was rekindled and the Friends Made ceremony began. A “Reconciliation Ceremony” dealt with a friendship between two people of the same or opposite sex. These relationships were bonds of “eternal friendship” in which each person vowed to regard the other as himself as long as they both lived. The ceremony also was the reconciliation between those who had quarreled during the previous year. It symbolized the uniting of the people with the Creator and purification of body and mind. The Friends Made ceremony was said to have been the most profoundly religious of all the ceremonies.

Bounding Bush Ceremony was a non-religious ceremony held in the autumn consisted feasting and dancing. In the dancing, men and women alternated in pairs. Two male leaders carried hoops with four spokes, each with a white feather at the end. The remainder of the dance was described as: other pairs dancing in the middle and at the end of the dancing column also carried hoops. All other couples carried white pine boughs in their right hands. The small dance movement was circular, and in the center was a man with a small box. He danced around within the circle, singing as he danced. As he passed by the dancers, each dancer dropped a piece of tobacco in his box. The dance ended at midnight and was repeated on three successive nights. On the fourth night there was a feast before the dancing, which lasted until midnight, and the dancing began.
This time the dancers dropped pine needles into the box of the center dancer. At the end of the dance, near daylight, the dancers formed a circle around the sacred fire and one by one, advancing three times toward the fire. The third time they tossed both the collected tobacco and pine needles into the sacred fire. Unfortunately there is not much known about this ceremony or it’s meaning...only what has been told.

Peace Chief’s (Uku) Dance
This ceremony is said to have replaced the “Great New Moon” ceremony. In this ceremonial dance, the Chief, or Uku led the nation in a ceremony of thanks giving and rejoicing. The ceremony lasted four days. Upon the completion of the four-day ceremony, the Chief was reinvested with his religious and civil powers by his right-hand man. Uku was one of several titles conferred upon him.
During the “Friends Made” ceremony, the Chiefs title meant “One who renews heart and body”. Before the Chief performed his dance, he ritually bathed under the guidance of a trained Dida: hnvwi:sgi. He wore special regalia for the occasion and preformed a dance around a specially prepared and sacred circle in square ground. As he danced, he moved slowly around the circle, bowing his head to each spectator. Each spectator then stands and bows their head to show respect and reverence.
Nut Moon...September (Cherokee) Duliidsdi
SEPTEMBER: Nut Moon Duliidsdi The corn harvest referred to as "Ripe Corn Festival" was customarily held in the early part of this moon to acknowledge Selu the spirit of the corn. Selu is thought of as First Woman. The festival respects Mother Earth as well for providing all foods during the growing season. The "Brush Feast Festival" also customarily takes place in this season. All the fruits and nuts of the bushes and trees of the forest were gathered as this time. A wide variety of nuts from the trees went into the nut breads for the various festivals throughout the seasons. Hunting traditionally began in earnest at this time.

Osiyo ale Tsilugi Oginalii (Hello and Welcome Friends)
I am known as Didahnedi Gakanehoi, (dee-dah-hnay-dee gah-kah-nay-ho-ee) "She who bears Gifts", My Heart and Spirit walk the white path in all things, It is my responsibility, as Tsalagi, to hold and honor the ways of my ancestors. To teach these ways to my Children, so they in turn may teach them to their children and to generations to come.

Many people have spoken, the old ways are lost, I say, Grandfather Creator will restore these things to those who search with a pure and honorable heart. Many I know have this heart, We will once again sit in our council house, we will celebrate our festivals and we will draw closer to Creator.

Our Creator will be at work. He will rub the bow of peace against the drillboard of forgiveness in the hearts of the people, and the fire of love will spark once again. They will be reconciled to Him, and to Mother Earth, and to each other. The Sacred Hoop will finally be mended, and Mother Earth will be healed.

On these pages you will find information on a proud, honorable and resilient people who once walked this land, the Ani-Yvwiya, "Principal People".

We call ourselves Ani -Tsalagi, a word taken from tsalegi, "ridge," or "mountain ridge," that is pronounced jsa-lay-gee. You may know them as Cherokee.

It is my hope that you enjoy what you find here.

Nvwadohiyada ale Nvwatohiyadv (Peace and Harmony)
Donadagohvi (we will see each other again)

Didahnedi Gakanehoi

Gathering The Crops of Autumn

The season of nuts and fruits is autumn. The tribes collected their bounty from trees that required a full growing season before their flowers went through a strange metamorphosis to become mature seeds and fruits.

The Native Americans gathered both seeds and fruits from the "mighty oak", hickory, beech, walnut, and hawthorn trees. Grapes from the wild vines were also procured. These were common sources and easily identifiable. When teaching the young children of the tribe what was edible, they were usually taught these plants first.

The tribes could gather the autumn edibles and either make use of them then or prepare them for storage in the winter; they usually did both.

The Native Americans knew that some trees produced what we now call a "mast crop". This meant that there are certain trees such as the oak, beech, hickory and walnut, which are cyclical in nut production. This means that they usually have one large crop followed by two or three years of smaller crops. During the year of the "mast crop", the tribes would take extra measures to ensure they had ample supplies of this autumn bounty, and they usually took note of the cycles for next year's harvest.

The Native Americans were not greedy collectors and did not seriously deplete the stores of these wonderful autumn offerings. They left enough for the animals, and enough for crop regeneration. They knew that if the trees and shrubs were not destroyed, they would provide for them again the following season, and that the offspring of these tress and shrubs would continue to produce only if they protected them. Fruits and nuts were planted by the squirrels and dropped by the birds, and reforestation took place through Nature’s methods.
By: Lelanie Stone, Cherokee Medicine Woman

Cruising Through the Equinox Note: The 2006 autumnal equinox will occur at 10:04 p.m. MDT, 22 September 2006, when autumn begins in the Northern Hemisphere.

21 International Peace Day (U.N.) 22 Rosh Hashanah (Jewish): New Year, begins at sundown (Year 5767) ■California Native American Day: a day to learn and teach about Native American Indian cultures and histories ■ Autumn Equinox (Northern Hemisphere) ■ Birthday of the ice cream cone, 1913. Originated by Italo Marchiony, who sold lemon ice from a pushcart. 23 Ramadan (Islam): month of fasting and prayer, begins at sundown ■ Banned Books Week begins. 19Juneteenth: celebrates the 1865 proclamation that freed the slaves of Texas ■Birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi (1945- ): Burmese leader for democracy and nonviolence. 21Summer solstice (Northern Hemisphere). 24 Inti Raymi (Inca): sun god festival, celebrated with bonfires, dances, processions. 28Stonewall Riot (1969): launched the gay liberation movement. 29 Birthday of Julia Lathrop (1856-1932): pioneer in the struggle to establish child labor laws.

In the language of science, an equinox is either of two points on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic and the celestial equator intersect. For the rest of us, it's one of two times a year when the sun crosses the equator, and the day and night are of equal length.At the autumnal equinox (Sept. 23, 2006, 12:03 A.M. EDT), the sun appears to cross the celestial equator, from north to south; this marks the beginning of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.

The vernal equinox, also known as “the first point of Aries,” is the point at which the sun appears to cross the celestial equator from south to north. This occurs about March 21, marking the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.

On the date of either equinox, the sun is above the equator and night and day are of equal length (12 hours each); the word equinox is often used to refer to either of these dates.

The equinoxes are not fixed points on the celestial sphere but move westward along the ecliptic, passing through all the constellations of the zodiacin 26,000 years. This motion is called the precession of the equinoxes. The vernal equinox is a reference point in the equatorial coordinate system.

You can almost feel the planet cruising through the equinox.

We have reached the season of spectacular change! The hottest days have past and each is shorter than the last. Groves on mountains take on brilliant colors. The State Fair is over and school is in full swing. Everywhere, everyone seems more active and ready to get things done. Indeed, there is much to be done, for crops are ripe: it is the harvest season! The perfect time of year has come again, the time of change, for Earth has coasted through the equinox.

Here in the north it is autumn, while far to the south, across the equator, spring has arrived. It happens every year and we all feel it. Many enjoy it; others tolerate it; but few give much thought to what brings it.

Sometimes it is difficult to think about riding on a great spinning ball of rock, with pockets of water, all surrounded by a wisp of gas, zooming round a star. For most of human history no such concept crossed the minds of tribes that would grow into nations. Obviously, it was the sky that moved. Anyone could see that the Sun god leapt from sleep each morning to ride the sky and shower blessings down upon his children. Then stars moved about to beautify the night. We must be special, being at the center of all of this: nourished by warmth and light; refreshed by coolness and the beauty of a jeweled ceiling; given enough warmth, yet not too much.

It took no small effort to break age-old traditions, only a few hundred years ago: to dare to think new thoughts, formulate new theories that could be tested by observation and experiment, and to invent instruments that could expand our innate abilities to measure and perceive. The names of the scientific explorers loom large: Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Newton...the list goes on.

They made it easy to know the truth: Earth is a gyro whose spinning mass maintains the axis of its course. One pole points nearly toward a star, and so its name, "Pole Star." Each time it spins it carries Sun, Moon, planets and stars in review across our sky in the period called "one day." Each day begins at a slightly different place in space as Earth migrates along its orbit around a star, the Sun. The orbit is tilted to the plane Earth spins in, and so different parts of the planet receive continually different amounts of energy. For six months, more and more of the Northern Hemisphere is bathed in the Sun's rays until we reach the place where the Northern Hemisphere is tipped most toward the Sun. Just the opposite is happening in the Southern Hemisphere. Then, for the next six months, in the other half of the orbit, the northern climes of Earth receive less and less direct rays until the tilting axis of rotation brings shade to the north pole and less direct rays to those of us within the northern temperate zone. Then, the south receives the more direct illumination of the Sun. These ever recurring changes repeat with each yearly orbit.

Watching from the surface of the spinning ball, we pace our activities by two waves that move constantly around the planet: we awaken with the wave of light, go about our work and play, then relax as the wave of darkness moves over us. Day after day it is the same, but not quite. Each wave of daylight comes at a slightly different place upon our horizon.

In late June, the Northern Hemisphere of Earth is turned as much toward the Sun as the orbit permits: the solar-orb rises in the northeast, days are long and the Sun passes high at the middle of the day to set in the northwest. Nights are as short as they can get. Then, slowly, as Earth moves on, the Sun slips southward in its rising and setting points and lower across the sky each day. Days get shorter and nights longer. Faster and faster the change occurs until we reached the time of equality between light and dark.

The maximum speed of change, the point of balance between day and night, is reached every year in late September. So, on the day of the equinox the Sun rises directly east, crosses our sky in the middle of its range, and sets directly west. We feel its rays for 12 hours and live without them for the other 12. At the poles of Earth the Sun moves around at the base of the horizon, the north pole feeling its last solar rays until six months from now, and the south pole rejoicing in the returning Sun to light its sky for six months to come. Now, one day later, our portion of sunlight is a bit weaker, and so it will be until late December.

This is not cause for grief, for no matter what the season we do well to celebrate its gifts. Imagine, if you can, a planet that does not have rotation axis tilted to its orbit. Everyday would be the same: half light, half dark, no seasons, very little change. Perhaps it is change itself that most deserves our revelry, for we are creatures of change. The best things we do, from birth to death, result in changes for ourselves and others. The Roman poet, Ovid, wrote, "There is nothing constant in the universe. All ebb and flow, and every shape that's born bears in its womb the seeds of change."

Each day brings adventure: new stars coming into view; new sounds in moving air. If you really think about it, you can almost feel the planet moving: rolling upon its axis; flying upon wings of the constant tug of gravity that binds us to a star.

As autumn returns to earth's northern hemisphere,
and day and night are briefly,
but perfectly,
balanced at the equinox,
may we remember anew how fragile life is ----
human life, surely,
but also the lives of all other creatures,
trees and plants,
waters and winds.

May we make wise choices in how and what we harvest,
may earth's weather turn kinder,
may there be enough food for all creatures,
may the diminishing light in our daytime skies
be met by an increasing compassion and tolerance
in our hearts. By Kathleen ?

Inspired To Dream
I rarely dream, yet I have a friend who gains so much wisdom, insight, and even prophesy from her dreams, every time she mentions them I wish to become a dreamer myself. So I researched plants and herbs for dream recall, and made my own dream pillows with plants and herbs for dream recall and for good dreams.
Be inspired to dream! Here are the special plants:

Plants for dream recall:
frankincense, mugwort, and rosemary
Sounder sleep, deeper dreams
hops, lavender flowers, mugwort, rosemary, rose petals
Herbs for good dreams:
bay and thyme By Cait Johnson, co-author of Celebrating the Great Mother

Mother of Darkness, Mother of Light
Earth beneath us, soul in flight,
Songs of love and love of life,
Guide us to our home.
--Circle song

No matter who we are or where our people came from, our ancestors had many magical ways of honoring the autumn equinox, when the day and night are of equal length and the world finds balance for a breath of time. After this equinox the nights grow longer than the days, so it is traditionally a time to look inward, take stock, give thanks for the harvest, and prepare for the time of dreaming.
In a world that is often so terribly out of balance, it can be both healing and heartening to celebrate this special time. We offer many ideas: learn how to make a door blessing to celebrate your inner harvests, a dream pillow to deepen your dreaming, or a Native American corn necklace to honor the earth that feeds us. Or try the Find Your Balance Exercise--it’s lots of fun, and it’s all right here:
Make a Dream Pillow
Autumn means longer nights and more opportunities to dream. How lovely! Help to deepen your dreams with these simple-to-make dream pillows: Start with two seven-inch squares of fabric, natural, non-synthetic materials preferred (cotton or silk velvet is lovely and traditional). Pin the right sides together and stitch 1/2-inch from the edges on three sides. Turn right side out and fill with about 2 cups of any combination of the following dried herbs, each associated with sounder sleep, deeper dreams, or better dream-recall: hops, lavender flowers, mugwort, rosemary, rose petals Stitch the remaining side closed. To use, tuck the dream pillow underneath your regular sleeping pillow. At bedtime, turn your regular pillow over so you breathe in the fragrance of the herbs all night long.
To adorn yourself with the beautiful, jewel-like symbols of the autumn harvest, find out how to make a Native Corn necklace).
Find Your Balance
1. Stand quietly with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees flexed, and your eyes closed. What is your body doing? Is it still and rooted, or does it need to sway or adjust in order to be fully balanced? Give yourself a moment to come into balance.

2. Now raise your arms and try to hold them open, stretched out to the sides, for a few moments. Feel how difficult it is. Now begin a gentle movement, bringing your hands in toward your chest, then out again to the sides, a rhythmic motion of opening and closing like the beating of a bird’s wings. Feel what a relief it is to have the balance of both motions, both open and closed. Now give some deep thought to the beauty of the balance between day and night, activity and rest. How can you honor your own need for balance?

Oneida Green Corn Ceremony It was at the time that Handsome Lake was waiting for the four messengers to show him the two roads, one to the Creator's land and the other to the Punisher's land. It was a day that was different than other days. As the day began, the light was brighter than other days. Handsome Lake dressed in his finest clothes.

While he was waiting, Handsome Lake walked outside and through his garden. He heard a woman's voice from behind him, and felt a hand softly touching his shoulder. The voice asked him to take her along with him to the Creator's land. When Handsome Lake turned to see who was speaking, he saw no one. He turned to continue his walk and again he heard the woman's voice. Again, he turned and saw no one. The third time this happened, he turned and realized it was the corn that was touching his shoulder and it was the corn that was asking him to take her to the Creator's land.

Now this was at the time when there was a great turmoil. It was during the time of the coming of the white man and with him, he brought disruption and alcohol. The Iroquois would plant their gardens, but would not tend to them. They were distracted by other things, such as the use of alcohol and gathering skins, taking them from home and not tending their gardens. This made the plant life very sad, and they felt they were no longer needed here on earth. That is the reason the corn had asked Handsome Lake to be taken away.

Handsome Lake told the corn that it was not his decision to make to take away the plant life --the food-- from the earth. This was a decision only the Creator could make. He also told the corn that the young children suffer along with the elders. There would be a great hunger among the people. The corn then said if indeed the people needed to have the plant life on earth there should be a way the people could show their acceptance and recognition for having them there. The representatives of the plant life would be the corn, beans and squash --Three Sisters. Just as the plant life understands their responsibilities as feeding the people and replenishing, so too do the women understand these to be their responsibilities in feeding, taking care of the children and replenishing.

This is the reason for the Green Corn Ceremony, to be recognized as a woman's ceremony, in recognition of the female side of life. The ceremony will begin with the opening as all ceremonies do. The Feather Dance will be done in recognition of all Creation. There will be a thanksgiving to the Three Sisters and a celebration of all plant life deciding to remain here on earth to feed the people. The Old Woman's Dance will be done by the women to renew the relationship between the women and the plant life or Three Sisters. Words of encouragement will be given to the people to continue their thanksgiving in everyday life and to continue their responsibilities. The Bean Dance will then be done in recognition of the Three Sisters also. The ceremony will be concluded with the feast to include Green Corn soup prepared by each clan. The food should be representative of the Three Sisters. _______________________________________________________________________

Heliocentric view of the seasons
The cause of the seasons is that the rotation axis of the Earth is not perpendicular to its orbital plane, but makes an angle of about 23.44°, the obliquity of the ecliptic, and that this axis keeps its orientation in inertial space. By consequence, for half a year (from around 20 March to 22 September) the northern hemisphere tips toward the Sun, with the maximum around 21 June, while for the other half year the southern hemisphere has this honour, with the maximum around 21 December. The two instances that the Sun is overhead on the equator are the equinoxes. Also at that moment both the north pole and south pole of the Earth are just on the terminator, and therefore day and night are equally divided over the whole globe.

The table above gives the instances of equinoxes and solstices over several years. A few remarks can be made.
* The actual equinox is a single moment in time — it does not take the whole day. But the crossing of the Sun over the equator is slow enough that the equinox day will have 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of nighttime, and within an accuracy of a few minutes, the day before and after too.
* It is 94 days from the June solstice to the September equinox, but only 89 days from the December solstice to the March equinox. The seasons are not of equal length because of the variable speed the Earth has in its orbit around the Sun.
* The instances of the equinoxes are not fixed but fall about six hours later every year, amounting to one full day in four years, but then they are reset by the occurrence of a leap year. The Gregorian calendar is designed to follow the seasons as accurately as possible. It is good, but not perfect. Also see: Gregorian calendar#calendar seasonal error.
* Smaller irregularities in the times are caused by perturbations of the Moon and the other planets.
* Currently the most common equinox and solstice dates are 20 March, 21 June, 22 September and 21 December, the four year average slowly shifting to earlier times in the years to come. This shift is a full day in about 70 years (largely to be compensated by the century leap year rules of the Gregorian calendar). But that also means that as many years ago the dates of 21 March, 22 June, 23 September and 22 December were much more common, as older books teach and older people still remember.
* Note that the times are given in UTC, the time at Greenwich (ignoring British Summer Time). People living farther to the east (Asia, Australia) whose local times are in advance, will see the seasons apparently start later, for example in Tonga (UTC+13) an equinox occurred on 24 September 1999; a date which will not happen again until 2103. On the other hand people living far to the west (America) have clocks running behind in time, and may experience an equinox occurring as early as 19 March.

The Earth in its orbit around the Sun causes the Sun to appear on the celestial sphere moving over the ecliptic (red), which is tilted on the equator (blue).The Earth in its orbit around the Sun causes the Sun to appear on the celestial sphere moving over the ecliptic (red), which is tilted on the equator (blue).

Geocentric view of the seasons
The explanation given in the previous section would be useful for an observer in outer space. Seen from Earth, the explanation remains the same but the orientation changes. Now the Sun revolves in one year around the Earth, moving along a circle in the sky named the ecliptic which is a reflection of the orbit of the Earth around the Sun. The daily motion of the Sun, (day and night), however, takes place parallel to the equator. The equinoxes are now the points where the equator intersects the ecliptic and the solstices the points on the ecliptic farthest away from the equator. Also note, in the drawing, when the Sun appears to be at the vernal equinox as seen from Earth, that seen from the Sun the Earth is 180° away from it, and thus at the autumnal equinox of its orbit. The perihelion of the Earth's orbit, currently located at 101° longitude, therefore occurs at the beginning of January.

As mentioned above, on equinox day the Sun passes through the zenith for observers on the equator and is on the horizon for those on the poles (but see also below). The March equinox marks sunrise at the north pole and sunset at the south pole, while for the September equinox it is just the opposite. For all observers on Earth the altitude of the Sun above the southern horizon at local noon is equal to the complement of the latitude (90° - φ). Example: an observer on 60° northern latitude (φ = +60°) will see the Sun at 30° in the south. An observer on 20° southern latitude (φ = −20°) will see the Sun at 110° in the south. But by then one has overshot the zenith (90° altitude), so that this value corresponds to 70° above the northern horizon.

On the equinox day, the Sun rises in the morning, for every place on Earth (except at the poles), exactly in the east and sets exactly in the west in the evening. (At high latitudes this may be shifted due to atmospheric refraction.) In the half year centred around June it rises and sets more towards the north, which means longer days and shorter nights for the northern hemisphere and shorter days and longer nights for the southern hemisphere. In the half year centred around December the Sun rises and sets more towards the south, and the day and night durations are reversed.

Also on the equinox day, the Sun rises, for every place on Earth (except at the poles), at 6:00 in the morning and sets at 18:00 in the evening. But these times are not exact for several reasons.
* Most places on Earth use a time zone which is not equal to the local time, differing sometimes up to an hour, and even two hours if summer time is included. In that case, the Sun can rise for example at 8:00 and set at 20:00.
* Even those people fortunate enough to have their time zone just equal to the local time, they still will not see sunrise and sunset at 6:00 and 18:00, respectively. This is due to the variable speed of the Earth in its orbit, and is described as the equation of time. It has different values for the March and the September equinox (+8 and −8 minutes respectively).
* Sunrise and sunset are commonly defined for the upper limb of the solar disk, and not for its centre. The limb is already up for at least one minute before the centre appears, and likewise sets one minute before the last appearance of the limb sets too.
* Due to the atmospheric refraction the Sun, when near the horizon, appears a little more than its own diameter above the position than where it is in reality. This makes sunrise more than another two minutes earlier and sunset the equal amount later. The two effects add up to almost seven minutes, making the equinox day 12h 7m long and the night only 11h 53m. In addition to that, the night includes twilight. When dawn and dusk are added to the daytime instead, the day would be almost 13 hours.
* The above numbers are only true for the tropics. For moderate latitudes this discrepancy gets larger (London, for example: 12 minutes), and close to the poles it gets very large. Up to about 100 km from both poles the Sun is up for a full 24 hours on equinox day.
* Height of the horizon on both the sunrise and sunset sides changes the day's length. Going up into the mountains will lengthen the day, while standing in a valley with hilltops on the east and the west can shorten the day significantly. This is why settlements in east-west running valleys are more favourable (daylight-wise) than north-south running valley.

TIME WILL LAST UNTIL ALL THE STORIES ARE TOLD shared, expanded, breathed, dreamed

Truth has nothing to do with facts, figures, boxes, politics…truth is the Journey of functional living…will you work for the stories unfolding around you and your families. If you will not, can not…then truth is not served, shared or sought.

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Channel from BeLoved TASOM, EarthReality Portals flow
The Journeys Songs of The Wild Universe:

*Whirling Rainbow:
1992 awakens of the 5th World. 42 miles East of Ashland, Oregon.
Wolves, Cougar, Bob Cat, Deer, Bear, Otter, Beaver, Mouse, Alien Fires?, lots of dismal trash-human feces, hunters. Bring bags to carry out.
Grizzly Peak, Pilots Peak -Mt. Ashland (where the International Sun Dance usually occurs) is the core 'Portals' of The Shaman Way Medicine Wheel of the 5th World that began in 1992. Really important to humans who were created from this Wild Universe and GrandMother Earth. They are called ‘ThreadPeoples, Thunder Peoples, Rainbow Peoples; they do not have Souls they have Roots. They believe in all humans’ beliefs and religions, who actually work for their bosses i.e. such as Yahweh, God, etc. ThreadPeoples’ LifeWork is The Wild Universe and all he/she/we-families. Our work can be for all or only those who ask.

We do not intentionally try to defend between them or us. Living is not only two choices or two Creators. It is finding who you will work for and then work in such depth and passion that all Beliefs, Creators and Choices are Sacred.

First Four Worlds. BIG HORN WYOMING: is the beginning of time. Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming (12,000+ years). All Apprentices.
Time is what birthed as experiences
became cycles of Storytelling i.e. Mentoring

The following Sacred Sites are Portals for specific Insights/Visions.

0 *The Whirling Rainbow Shaman Way Wheel 9 miles from Grizzly Peak.
1 Uluru-Alice Springs, Australia as Womb.
2 Easter Island (Polynesian: Rapa Nui; Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island in the South Pacific belonging to Chile. The name "Easter Island" derives from its rediscovery by a Dutch explorer on Easter Sunday in 1722. "Easter Island" is a European name, but even "Rapa Nui" was not the original name for the island. Labor immigrants from the original Rapa in the Bass Islands who likened it to their home island coined it. The Rapanui name of Rapa Nui is Te pito o te henua ("Navel of the World") due to its isolation, but this too seems to be derived from another location, possibly a Marquesan landmark.
3 Santa Fe and Four Corners area of the Southwest. Circles, Cycles, Spirals = Infinite.
4 Tibet- Desire distributed-masculine.
5 Birds of Prey Canyonlands. Compassion as Safe Boundaries.
6 LifeWork Summit Beginning of Sawtooth Mtns Idaho, USA-7th Sacred Mountain of our GrandMother Earth. Tibetan Monks Journey to hear her voices. My home from birth to about 10 years of age. “Talking Rainbow” is a Shield for all who walk her Teachings.
7 Overland Lhasa to Kathmandu, Tibet. Surrender.
8 Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) in Amsterdam. Circle of Sacrifice.
9 Ukraine-Balance of Justice
10 Belize-Circles, Cycles and Seasons
11 Glastonbury (South of England). Already its name introduces us in Halo of Mystery, Glastonbury means " Transparent buried crystal ".
12 Buenos Aires- Iguazu Falls, Flowing Movement
13 Third eye-Karma/cause and effect. Djoser Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Egypt.

1. Abu Mena, Egypt, Mariut desert.ഀAflaj irrigation system (Oman). Genoa, Italy. 3. Alamosa Native American sacred mountain of the east, near San Luis Valley, Colorado.
4. Alcobaca, Portugal, Alcoa and Baca Rivers.
5. Allahabad is on the site of the ancient holy city of Prayāga ("confluence of rivers")
6. Celtic. No. Europe."Sovereignty refers to the Binder or the Great Mother in her most "all- inclusive" aspect, as Goddess of all realms of nature, and the ultimate "source of being". Any Goddess who was historically depicted as being associated with more than one realm can be understood as a reflex of Sovereignty. Naturally, in the Mera material, all Goddesses of Land, Sea, Sky, or Fire are appearances of The Binder, so even the Goddesses who were uniquely associated with Earth and Fruit only can be understood as reflexes or manifestations of Sovereignty. Place where Goddesses are born.
7. Ashur. Capital of the powerful Assyrian Empire, Iraqi. Polarization.
8. Aztec Womb Octagon Mound, Ohio, USA – decision to become humans or stay Star Peoples.
9. Black Hills, Montana, South Dakota & Wyoming, USA. Sun Dance
10. Bolivia-Feminine
11. Buddhist sacred mountain of the east, Zhejiang province, China. Sacred to Bodhisattva Kuan-Yin.
12. Buddhist sacred mountain of the south, Anhui province, China. Sacred to Bodhisattva Kshitigarbha.
13. Cachot, Italy
14. Cedars of Lebanon, Qadisha Valley, North Lebanon
15. Chichén Itzá was a center of pilgrimage for the ancient Maya for over 1,000 years. The Sacred Cenote (a large natural well) was holy to the ancient Inner Rain God Chac. About 987 the ruler of the Toltec people of central Mexico came here, and with his Maya allies made Chichén Itzá the most powerful city in the Yucatan.
16. Chimu Kingdom, with Chan Chan as its capital, reached its apogee in the 15th century, not long before falling to the Incas, Peru.
17. Church of Dura-Europos, Syria
18. Coro and its Port,Venezuela
19. Curonian Spit Lithuania, Klaipeda Region, Neringa; Kaliningrad Region, Zelenogradsk District (Russian Federation) Relations negotiating timely Agreements
20. Cuzco, Lima-Universal Law. Machu Picchu, the Incan metropolis high in the Andes.
21. Dampier Rock Art Preserve, Australia
22. Dazu, Szechuan province, China
23. Essene community at Qumran.
24. Everglades National Park (1993)
25. Giant Buddha of Leshan, China
26. Great Pyramid at Giza.
27. Great Pyramid of Cholula, Mexico.
28. Hanging Gardens of Babylon,
29. Hawaii Island east – Kazumura Cave. Winter Vision Qwest.
30. Hazaribagh & Karanpura Valley, India
31. Hiroshima, Japan.
32. Kahuna shrines of Hawaii
33. Kernavė Archaeological Site, in eastern Lithuania about 35 km northwest of Vilnius Carnic Massif and Rosia Montana, Romania – Original Pagan villages.
34. La Plata Mountains, Colorado Native American sacred mountain of the north.
35. Lumbini (Sanskrit for "the lovely") is a Buddhist pilgrimage site located at the Nepalese town of Kapilavastu, district Rupandehi, near the Indian border. Lumbini believed to be the birth site of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, who lived between approximately 563 BCE and 483 BC.
36. Luxor in Egypt.
37. Madagascar-Beauty is not created it is revealed.
38. Mangyu Gompa Monastery Complex, India
39. Marekerk, Leiden, Netherlands – Reformation.
40. Masada, Judean Desert
41. Medjugorje in Herzegovina, Croatia-Bosnia. Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Peace
42. Meiji Shrine, Tokyo.
43. Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan, and its associated archaeological remains constitute exceptional testimony to the power and quality of the Ghurid civilization that dominated its region in the 12th and 13th centuries.
44. Mt. Agung, Bali (3,148 meters; 10,308 feet) is the most sacred mountain in Bali. An active volcano, Mt. Agung last erupted in March 1963. The lava flows missed, sometimes by mere yards, the Mother Temple of Besakih, which is located on the slopes of the sacred mountain.
45. Mt. Blanca (Tsisnaasjini' - Dawn or White Shell Mountain), USA
46. Mt. Croagh Patrick is a mountain near the town of Westport in County Mayo, Ireland. Each year, as many as one million pilgrims and visitors make the trek to the top to pray at the stations of the cross, participate in Mass, do penance (in which case the rocky journey is undertaken barefoot) or just enjoy the spectacular view. Forgiveness.
47. Mt. Emei (Emei Shan), China. Buddhist sacred mountain of the west, Sichuan province, China. Sacred to Bodhisattva Samantabhadra.
48. Mt. Fuji – Common Ground. In Japan, Mount Fuji (Fujiyama) is revered by Shintoists as sacred to the goddess Sengen-Sama, whose shrine is found at the summit. Named after the Buddhist fire goddess Fuchi, the mountain is believed to be the gateway to another world. The mountain was originally sacred to the Ainu, the aboriginal inhabitants of Japan. (Sacred Places)
49. Mt. Heng Bei (Heng Shan Bei)
50. Mt. Heng Nan (Heng Shan Nan)
51. Mt. Hesperus/Obsidian Mountain (Dibé Nitsaa - Big Mountain Sheep), USA
52. Mt. Jiu Hua (Jiu Hua Shan), China
53. Mt. Kailash, one of the tallest peaks in the Himalayas, near the source of the Ganges, is venerated by Hindus, Jains, and Tibetan Buddhists. Buddhists regard the mountain as a giant mandala and do not climb it because of its great holiness.
54. Mt. Kailash, Tibet. A peak in the Gangdisê mountains in Tibet. It is the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia
55. Mt. Nebo, Jordan is believed to be the mountain from which Moses viewed the Promised Land and the mountain on which he is buried. It is an important Christian pilgrimage site.
56. Mt. Nebo, the legendary burial place of Moses
57. Mt. Pu Tuo (Pu Tuo Shan), China
58. Mt. Shasta, California, USA. A Native American sacred mountain that is now the focus of New Age beliefs. Mt. Shasta, California. Enough Water.
59. Mt. Sinai, Egyp. Alhough made famous in the Hebrew scriptures, Mt. Sinai is primarily a Christian pilgrimage site.
60. Mt. Song (Song Shan), China
61. Mt. Tai (Tai Shan), China. Taoist sacred mountain of the east, Shandong province, China.
62. Mt. Taylor (Tsoodzil - Blue Bead or Turquoise Mountain), USA. Native American sacred mountain of the south, north of Laguna, New Mexico.
63. Mt. Wu Tai (Wu Tai Shan), China. Buddhist sacred mountain of the north, Shanxi province, China. Sacred to Bodhisattva Manjushri.
64. Mt. N Flagstaff, Arizona Native American sacred mountain of the west, near.
65. Nazca Desert gigantic, sprawling mystery lines.
66. No. Puerto Vallarta lies the state of Nayarit, the mystical place that was taken by the missionaries settled San Francisco and San Diego. Home of the Cora and Huichol tribes, who still live much as they have for the thousands of years.
67. Okinawa, Kudaka , Miyako, Garrison and Yaeyama Islands-Womyns Leadership.
68. Ollantaytambo Sacred Peruvian city.
69. Panayia Ekatontapyliani (Hundred Doors Church), Paros The Grand Mosque in Djenne, Mali, in west Africa,
70. Quetzalcoatl Relations negotiating timely Agreements .The ruler called himself "Kukulcan," the name of the Mesoamerican Feathered Serpent god (also known as Quetzalcoatl) and Chichén Itzá became a center for worship of that god as well
71. Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras. 2,000 indigenous people have preserved their traditional way of life. La Mosquitia (or the Miskito Coast) is essentially that part of north-eastern to eastern Honduras and eastern Nicaragua mainly occupied by the indigenous Miskito people.
72. Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara, United Republic of Tanzania.
73. Rwanda- Tolerance
74. San Andres Coamihata, Huichol the only pre-Columbian tribe that still lives almost as they have for centuries before.
75. San Francisco Peaks (Doko'oosliid - Abalone Shell Mountain), USA
76. Sedona. Ancient pre-Navajo monastery
77. Simien National Park, Ethiopia. extremely rare animals such as the Gelada baboon, the Simien fox and the Walia ibex, a goat found nowhere else in the world.
78. Sphinx.
79. Sukur, Nigeria, Madagali. Environment First. Humans mirror their behaviors.
80. Tambo Machay Ancient Incan healing springs.
81. Tamgaly Gorge, Kazakhstan, Oalmaty Oblast, amidst the vast, arid Chu-Ili mountains, remarkable concentration of some 5,000 petroglyps 12 Generations of the Past
82. Taoist sacred mountain of the center, Henan province, China.
83. Taoist sacred mountain of the north, Shanxi province, China..
84. Tara Hill, Ireland
85. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Pharos Lighthouse near Alexandria, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, and the Colossus of Rhodes.
86. Temples of Angkor, Cambodia
87. Teotihuacán ("teh-oh-tee-wa-khan") means "place where gods were born," reflecting the Aztec belief that the gods created the universe here.
88. Volubilis, Morocco, Wilaya de Meknès - Province Meknès El Menzeh Meulay-Idriss Zerhoun – Addiction to disposal.
1. Nile River. 4,160 miles. North/East Africa
2. Amazon River. 4,000 miles. South America
3. Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. 3,964 miles. China
4. Huang He. River 3,395 miles. China
5. Ob-Irtysh River. 3,362 miles. Russia
6. Amur River. 2,744 miles. Northeast Asia.
7. Lena River 2,734 miles Russia
8. Congo River 2,718 miles Central Africa
9. Mackenzie River 2,635 miles Canada
10. Mekong River 2,600 miles Southeast Asia
11. Niger River 2,590 miles Africa
12. Yenisey River 2,543 miles Russia
13. Parana River 2,485 miles South America
14. Mississippi River 2,350 miles USA
15. Missouri River 2,341 miles USA
16. Murray-Darling River 2,310 miles Australia
17. Volga River 2,290 miles Russia
18. Purus River 2,100 miles Brazil
19. Madeira River 2,013 miles Brazil
20. Sao Francisco River 1,988 miles Brazil
21. Yukon River 1,979 miles Alaska/Canada
22. Rio Grande River 1,900 miles USA/Mexico
23. Brahmaputra River 1,800 miles China/India
24. Indus River 1,800 miles Pakistan
25. Danube River 1,776 miles Europe
26. Snake River, 1040 miles. USA. Bruneau River is oldest of Northern Hemisphere, flows into Snake River to become, The Birds of Prey. Then created Hells Canyon. Snake River is big. Big river, big waves, big views, big cliffs. The canyon is the deepest gorge in North America, several thousand feet than the Grand Canyon. Idaho's Seven Devils Mountains tower on one side; Oregon's Wallowas on the other. Rapids such as Granite and Wild Sheep get class III-IV ratings largely because of their size.

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