Mi’kmaq spirituality is next in Discover Your Neighbour’s Faith series

Darlene Shea
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CHARLOTTETOWN – Discover your Neighbour’s Faith Series continues with the Number 4 instalment on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Martha Spirituality Centre, SDU Place, 45 Great George St., Charlottetown.

Judy Clark

The centre will welcome Judy Clark, a member of the Abegweit First Nations Band who is president of the Abegweit Aboriginal Women’s Association. She will explore the Mi’kmaq spirituality rradition, its origins, special festivals, respect for the Great Spirit-Creator, spiritual practices and customs. She will share the significance of the drum, eagle feather and the pipe in the spirit world connections and share some prayer experiences through dance and music.

Clark was born on Lennox Island, has lived in Scotchfort and now resides in Pleasant Grove with her family.

This presentation is open to the public, but the centre has a limited capacity, so those interested are asked to call 367-3103 or email srgemma@eastlink.ca to register.

A goodwill offering will be accepted to support programming at the centre.

This series will continue on Feb. 27.  

Guests attending this week’s presentation are asked to use the back entrance to the Martha Spirituality Centre.

Organizations: Abegweit First Nations Band, Martha Spirituality Centre

Geographic location: Abegweit Aboriginal Women, Lennox Island, Scotchfort Pleasant Grove

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