Northeast Region Standing Rock Next Steps and the Sanctuary present:

Honoring Our Heart

Healing Our Spirit

Healing Retreat & Gathering 

for ALL Protectors of Water and Earth

September 8, 9, 10

8:30 AM – 10 PM

Water Blessing with Fidel Moreno

Tobacco Offering & Prayers

Healing, Massage, Yoga, Energy Arts

Prayer Lodges


Community Feast


Schedule for the weekend:

Friday, September 8th

From noon to 6pm – Set up tents & camp.

7pm  Water Blessing and Community Feast & Potluck

8:30pm  Tobacco Offering & Prayers around the fire.

Saturday, September 9th

7:30 to 8:30am  Community Potluck Breakfast

9am   Build Lodge and harvest wood, stones, water and tarps.

11am  Lighting sacred fire and heating up grandfathers and grandmothers

2pm   Prayer Lodges begin, mens and women’s lodges or one coed big one and

have as many rounds as needed to pray for healing our water protectors and guest activists and organizers who want to protect our water sources in

CT, NY, MA and VT.

7pm  Water Blessing & Community Feast

9pm   Sacred Circle Inter-faith “Sing” Devotions around the fire or in

tipi – i.e. Kirtan, Native American, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, etc.

Sunday, September 10th

8:30am   Water Blessing and Community Feast

11am    Prayer & Strategeies for collaboration to PROTECT and PRAY FOR OUR

WATER Circles

12:30pm  Lunch on your own with your prayer & strategies circles . . .

2pm  Large Circle Prayer and Water Blessing

3pm –  NEXT STEPS Networking

Conclusion of our Water Protectors Retreat


This is a family friendly event, children, youth, elders, veterans are

very much appreciated and welcome.


This is a NO ALCOHOL and DRUG program.


We are inviting healers of all traditions to come and offer support, healing and join our efforts.


Donations of tobacco, sage, sweetgrass, food, wood, stones and blankets

for lodges are welcome and apppreciated.


Love offerings from 50.00 to 200.00 for individuals & families of 3 to 5

may consider 100.00 to 300.00 for the weekend are also welcome.


Please bring your own personal drinking water, snacks, flashlights and

first aid kits/supplies.


Lunches are on your own. Breakfast and dinner meals will be community

potluck feast style.


Please bring your own eating utensils, plates, bowls and cups.

We want to minimize paper usage and please no styrofoam.


Please contact the Sanctuary and let us know you are coming as an

individual or inter-faith group or activist org/network.


For more information contact

Fidel Moreno, Co-Coordinator – NOrtheast REgion Standing ROck NEXT STEps

Solidarity COmmittee, Cell: 832-777-8081

Support, Fundraise, Organize, Pray

Fidel Moreno is a Native American film-maker, activist and the past President of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico, and provides strong leadership in community and tribal sustainability and business development. 

His website:

TED talk :