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White Cedar: Replanting Sacred Trees in Tyendinaga

White Cedar Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

(The above image is abstracted from the story of the same name from our 5th edition Discovery Guide on page 84). “Planting white cedar is important because it represents a source of life,” says Roberta Green. “As we cleanse our bodies with cedar, it is allowing our bodies to renew themselves. Many other medicines do the exact same, but in Rites of Passage we feel that during our fasting days we become more attached to cedar than any other ...