Indigenous Unity | The Green Lodge Roots

The Moon Lodge is a place of woman, where women gather during their menstrual time to be at one with each other and the changes occurring in their bodies. – Jamie Sams


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Long ago, women were removed from their regular duties of family and were allowed to retreat to the Moon Lodge to enjoy the company of their fellow goddesses. With this being such a sacred time, it is vital that that she be honored as a Mother of the Cosmic Force of Creation.  By releasing the old energy our bodies store and invoking the re connection to the natural rhythm of fertility.

Women are the carriers of abundance and this fertility was understood, respected, and honored by all tribal members, never attempting to stop a women from attending. If it was insisted that the woman carry on with her regular duties it would cause the wrath of The Earth Mother resulting in the uncertainty of the tribes future.

So much of this connection has been lost in the societal norm to not retreat and take care of ourselves that an overwhelming amount of conditions have arisen by the surrounding mental patterns of not taking the time to reconnect with our true Mother and Grandmother. The Moon and The Earth.

Grandmother Moon anciently weaves the waters of the earth, her blood, and so do our cycles  follow that cosmic rhythm. It is common knowledge when women join space and live communally that our cycles synchronistically “link up.” This is one of our natural bonds of Sisterhood.

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When you honor the receptive and intuitive nature of other females you tap into something deep rooted in your sacred path. Women have been the Seers and the Oracles for their tribes for centuries. Clan Mothers in tribes such as the Seneca, have the final say in ALL situations.

The Moon Lodges were often called Black Lodges as Black represents the color of the West on the Medicine Wheel. West is the place of Woman and home of the Bear. Hence the term Mama Bear used so frequently. As Bear retreats into the cave to hibernate and digest the information of the year, so women retreat into the Moon Lodge to honor all the gifts she has received from the Mama Gaia during the previous Moon. The darkness of the sky is penetrated by the silvery light from The Grandmother and reflects the inner light inherent in every female.  We each have the shadow and the light. It is your choice to pick which one you live in.

The Black Lodges are the center of Woman’s Medicine and the unity of Sisterhood.

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The female energy is receptive energy. Your female side is in despair when you cannot nurture your personal needs. We all need the nurturing a mother can give, and our formative years are shaped by our mothers or lack there of.  The Green Lodge helps woman Come Back to their true mother, The Earth, by directly working with the medicines, not only plants but Crystals, each other, and the Moon.

Together we join to wash away the feelings of blame, remorse, and bitterness by Grandmother Moon in her darkest hour. To create the beauty we so desperately seek we must release the past and trust the future will unfold flawlessly because we are living in the moment. Fear is abundant and thrives when we don’t allow ourselves to accept the nurturing, courage, and strength of the Great Mystery. When we pause for reflection and rest the willingness to receive comes into balance.

When you retreat to the Green Lodge you are giving yourself an opportunity to increase self awareness, make tangible goals, receive visions, examine feelings, clear self inflicted limits, or simply rest.  This is something rarely available in this modern world because women are far to often pushing themselves so much they don’t take the time to collect thoughts, emotions, or even our dreams.

It is time for women to use the idea of The Moon Lodge and retreat to the sanctity of sisterhood. We must learn to love, understand, support, and heal each other. Entering the heart to discover the beauty of retreat and receiving, Cannabis helps open the heart chakra and thus open ourselves.

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