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Re: HOWDY FOLKS...Gathering of the Tribes in Eastern Washington State

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  • RainbowZen-owner@yahoogroups.com
    GATHERING DATES AUG 3-10
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 30, 2012
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      GATHERING DATES AUG 3-10

      --- In RainbowZen@yahoogroups.com, RainbowZen-owner@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      >
      >
      > HOWDY FOLKS...
      >
      > The Northwest Family invites you to join us in our yearly regional
      > Gathering of the Tribes in eastern Washington, ignore all rumors of
      > cancellation.
      >
      >
      >
      > WE WELCOME ALL WHO COME IN PEACE WITH GOOD INTENTIONS!
      >
      > Gatherings work because each of us takes the responsibility for doing
      > what needs to be done.
      >
      > We pledge to walk lightly on the earth and to hurt no living thing. We
      > pledge to respect and care for each other while dropping all violence.
      > We pledge to open our hearts to each other.
      >
      > ....Directions are as follows........
      >
      > PLEASE ONLY PARK IN MARKED PARKING AREAS AND MAKE SURE ALL 4 WHEELS ARE
      > OFF THE ROAD....
      >
      > 1) Take HWY 395 NORTH out of SPOKANE, Washington towards CHEWELAH,
      > Washington.
      >
      > 2) At mile marker 202, make a right onto HAFER RD.
      >
      > 3) Go 1.4 miles and MERGE RIGHT at the "T" onto COTTONWOOD CREEK RD.****
      > Cottonwood Cr. is a winding road.. Big vehicles take it slow please! ***
      >
      > 4) At mile 3.8 of COTTONWOOD CREEK RD. you will hit dirt road, pavement
      > ends. CONTINUE on COTTONWOOD CREEK RD.)
      >
      > 5) At mile 5.9 take a HARD LEFT onto GROUSE CREEK RD.
      >
      > 6) 0.7 miles down Grouse Creek Rd. you will hit a patroled private
      > area.**** In this area: Remain in your vehicle, turn down your radio,
      > drive slow, and please respect the locals and homeowners! ***
      >
      > 7) 1.7 miles down GROUSE CREEK RD. you will hit COLVILLE NATIONAL
      > FOREST.
      >
      > 8) MERGE RIGHT at next "T" in the road, so that you are still on GROUSE
      > CREEK RD.*
      >
      > *** DO NOT go down Horseshoe Lake Rd! The sign is hard to see, follow
      > rock stacks and rainbow markers.***
      >
      > 9) Go 2.6 more miles and make a RIGHT ONTO THE BRIDGE, CONTINUE to the
      > RIGHT onto FOREST SERVICE RD. 4342.
      >
      > 10) Go 0.6 miles down FOREST SERVICE RD. 4342, then MERGE RIGHT.
      >
      > *** Start looking for dispersed parking, ALL FOUR WHEELS MUST BE OFF THE
      > ROAD!!!!! YOU COULD BE TICKETED OR TOWED IF YOU DO NOT MAKE SURE ALL
      > FOUR WHEELS ARE OFF OF THE ROAD. ***
      >
      > 11) 0.9 miles after your last right PARKING ENDS!!!! FOOT TRAFFIC ONLY,
      > PAY ATTENTION TO SIGNS AND MARKERS FOR PARKING AND TURN-AROUNDS.
      >
      > --- IMPORTANT NOTES ---
      >
      > A) Disabled people will need to make arrangements with parking crew...
      > There really isn't a bus village, per se, but we do have room for buses.
      >
      > B) Large vehicles use caution and drive slow. Make sure you have gas and
      > spare tires before coming into the woods!!!
      >
      > C) Parking is dispersed, so you will have to walk and pack all your gear
      > in and out.
      >
      > D) Please repsect local family consensus NOT to have vehicles "in the
      > Gathering". THAT MEANS: NO four wheelers! NO motorcycles! NO
      > motorized vehicles of any kind inside the Gathering!
      >
      > E) NO PERSONAL FIRES!!! ONLY COMMUNITY FIRE PITS!!
      >
      > F) HAVE 5 GALLONS WATER AND A SHOVEL AT ALL TIMES WITH ALL COMMUNITY
      > PITS!!!
      >
      > G) Come self-sufficient; Bring warm things, food to share, musical
      > instruments, and a positive vibe. :)
      >
      > H) PLEASE STAY OUT OF SENSITIVE WATER HABITATS!!!! Please camp
      > 300ft.+ AWAY from springs, creeks, or other water sources.
      >
      > I) BOIL OR FILTER ALL LIVE WATER!!!!
      >
      > J) USE MARKED LATERINE AREAS AND MAKE SURE TO BURY ALL HUMAN AND ANIMAL
      > WASTE AWAY FROM WATER, CAMP, AND COOKING AREAS.
      >
      > K) LEASH AND CONTROL ALL PETS AT ALL TIMES.L) Please leave ALCOHOL,
      > electronic music, radios, tape/cd players, and other pollutants out of
      > the Gathering for they are STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. :)
      >
      >
      >
      > -----------------------------------------~~~ And remember WE LOVE
      > YOU!!!!!!!!! ~~~-----------------------------------
      >
      > PROJECT
      > B.L.O.W
      >
      >
      >
      > Even though there happens to be a two gallon per minute water flow from
      > a spring on site...PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT B.L.O.W (BRING LOTS OF
      > WATER) ~ THIS MEANS: HAUL IN AS MUCH WATER ITSELF, WATER FILTERS, WATER
      > PIPES, PUIFACTION DROPS/TABLETS, ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING TO DO WITH
      > CLEAN DRINKING WATER...BRING IT!!!
      >
      > ~~OR JUST DONATE TO THE WATER FUND~~
      >
      > http://hfmcrew.weebly.com/project-blow-bring-lots-of-water.html
      > <http://hfmcrew.weebly.com/project-blow-bring-lots-of-water.html>
      >
      >
      >
      > DON'T FORGET! Your tent, sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, matches,
      > cup and bowl, knife, spoon, fork, canteen, extra blanket, "long johns",
      > cap, gloves, pen & paper, bio-soap, shovels, axes, saws, toilet paper,
      > lime, bleach, sunscreen, BUG SPRAY!!! And ANYTHING ELSE you think you
      > will need.
      >
      > Bring ALL GOOD THINGS! HUGS, LOVE, LIGHT, SHARING, good vibes, common
      > sense, musical instruments, guitars, drums, appropriate use of healthy
      > herbs, tea, coffee, popcorn, fruit, dried fruit, nuts & nutbutters,
      > peanut butter, vegetables, juice, pasta, meatless sauce, spices, oil,
      > salt, pepper, garlic, onion, potatoes, oatmeal, French & whole wheat
      > bread or the like, jelly, Zuzu's (ie. sweets) such as candy bars,
      > chocolate, hard candies, lg/sm propane stoves... And any other goodies
      > you can think to bring!
      >
      > As always,Lot's of Love & Light to You & Yours,WE LOVE YOU!
      >
      >
      >
      > ~DISCLAIMER~ It is
      > longstanding Rainbow Family consensus that nobody has ever, or ever will
      > represent the Rainbow Family~ This is an unofficial collection of
      > information on Rainbow Family and the Rainbow Gatherings, and in no way
      > should anyone who works on this web site/page be considered to be
      > representing the Rainbow Family.
      >
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