The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Schedule

The Grandmothers and friends visit the Dalai Lama, 2007


13 Grandmothers' Council Gatherings
For a complete list, visit:
7th Council
December 2009
Arizona, United States- Grandmother Mona Polacca
8th Council May
Brasilia, Brazil- Grandmothers Mary Alice Campos Freire,
Clara Shinobu Iura
9th Council November
Japan- Grandmother Clara Shinobu Iura
10th Council May-June
Alaska- Grandmother Rita Blumenstein
11th Council November
Nepal- Grandmother Aama Bombo
12th Council
Montana- Grandmother Margaret Behan
13th Council November
Nepal - Grandmother Aama Bombo
14th Council March
New Zealand - Grandmothers' Ambassador Pauline Tangiora
15th Council
Sweden - Sami Wise Elder Laila Spik


 Note: This is a partial list only. More events and details of past events can be found on the Grandmothers official website:
Omega Institute Retreat
August 16-21, 2009
Rhinebeck, New York 
Grandmothers 6th Council Gathering
August 3rd-7th, 2009
Lincoln City, Oregon
Home of Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim,
The Gathering of the Voiceless
May 16-17, 2009
Hesston, Kansas
Grandmother Agnes Baker-Pilgrim
Amazon Flower Essence Workshop
July 17 - 18, 2009
Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Grandmother Marie Alice Campos Freire
 "Heartbeat for Peace: Drum the Heart; Heal the Earth"
October 10-13, 2008  
 Washington, D.C.  
Grandmothers' Colloquium
May, 2009
Evergreen State College, WA
Mona Polacca, Agnes Pilgrim, Rita Blumenstein, Rita Long Visitor Holy Dance
 Grandmothers Council in Spain
July 17-26, 2008:
Borja and Barcelona, Spain
The Grandmothers Speak
October 5-11, 2008:
Upstate New York,

The 6th Grandmothers' Council Gathering
July 3-13, 2008 African rainforest near Libreville, Gabon.
Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

July 16-24, 2008
Zaragoza and Borga, Spain

FRANCE: Private Council
July 25-August 1, 2008
Paris France

Grandmothers Speak
October 5-11, 2008
New York, U.S.

Drum Gathering for Peace
October 10-13, 2008: -
Washington, D.C.

2007  Bioneers Conference
October 19-21, 2007

Food and Seed Sovereignty Conference
 October 12-13, 2007
Tesuque Pueblo, New Mexico USA


Women's Healing Journey
September 28-30, 2007
Amado, Ariz
Join Grandmother Mona Polacca in this experience
Youth Council with the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
October 21, 2007
San Rafael, California
Laytonville, N. California
September 14-16, 2007

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