River Sing

Date(s) - 09/19/2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary


Sponsored by
The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, http://www.delawareestuary.org/

RuthAnn Purchase, friendsoflenapeeverywhere@gmail.com, 302-399-1235,or
Simon James, simonjamesoriginalmusic@gmail.com, 610-348-8119

River lovers and folk singers across the region are gathering near the back steps of the building where the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary in Wilmington. Honoring the original people of Lenapehokink and their sacred relative, the River, language restorationist and cultural mapper, RuthAnn Purchase, will bring a water blessing in Lenape borrowed from Ojibwe Grandmothers, singing into our mutual healing. Song leader Simon James invites all to sing along in song reflecting lessons learned from rivers. Come pass the Peace to “All Our Relations,” especially water.

Nine Days, Three Counties, One Delaware — Sept. 21–29, 2019