Blog: EarthSpirit
by Mayah

Chumash Medicine Woman Dies

The last Chumash Medicine woman, Cecilia Garcia, died at her home in Ensenada Tuesday May 14, 2012. She gifted me with the love of California native plants.



Date:   5/22/2012 1:31:53 AM   ( 4 y ) ... viewed 4964 times

ADDENDUM:  From a friend of Cecilia's, posted May 27: "Cecilia received a traditional burial and all of her things were passed on in Chumash ceremony. She is buried in a beautiful place that she even mentioned that she would like to live. Everything worked out seamlessly. Pictures were said to capture the spirit in that moment, so none were taken of Cecilia or her burial. She was dressed in her native regalia from head to toe, laying on her side in the fetal position facing West and is cradling a sea turtle shell with eagle wings against her chest. Her favorite rattle, dancing sticks, coyote friends and medicinal tools are with her on her journey. She was buried shortly before sunset on Friday with blessings and songs by her community."


http://curezone.com/upload/Members/Mayah/Cecilia_Garcia_1.jpg
Cecilia Garcia, Chumash Medicine Woman                                    Photographer Unknown


I did not know Cecilia well, having met her only twice--once for a class on California medicinal plants and another for a personal healing, but she was a formidable woman who made quite an impression on me!   In fact, the first time I met her I was scared of her, she was so powerful, with her laugh more a cackle than a laugh and the strong, no-nonsense way she expressed herself. But when I had the healing with her, I could sense the caring and nurturing under her sometimes gruff exterior.


One thing Cecilia gifted me with as a result of my having worked with her is an abiding love for California native plants, especially the sages. During my healing she had me take fresh-picked California medicinal plants and sew them into a neckerchief. I still wear this around my neck every night when I go to sleep, and it has been about a year now; I just love the smell of the dried plants!  I feel as though the plants are my friends--I talk to them when I see them during nature walks, and they talk to me in the ways of Spirit.


This is quite an amazing healing for me, because since childhood I was told I was "allergic" to most plants, trees, "weeds" and sages and did not find out until adulthood that this was just NOT TRUE--these plants are my ALLIES, and I reacted so strongly to them since childhood because they wanted to GET MY ATTENTION. Working with Cecilia helped confirm this for me, and I not only do I now believe this, I KNOW this through experience.


Thank you Cecilia, for the BEing that you were on Earth and the BEing that you still are. You have joined your Ancestors after a job well done on the earth plane of existence.


Blessings, mayah

 

 

Cecilia Garcia's website: Chumash Medicine Woman, Cecilia Garcia, Traditional Healing with Medicinal Plants:  http://chumashmedicinewoman.blogspot.com/p/welcome-start-here.html

Chumash Medicine Woman http://curezone.com/blogs/fm.asp?i=1812368

Medicinal White Sage: http://curezone.com/blogs/fm.asp?i=1839755 

 

 



 

Add This Entry To Your CureZone Favorites!

Printer-friendly version of this page
Email this message to a friend
Bookmark this page/Add to Favorites or press Ctrl+D
DISCLAIMER / WARNING   Alert Webmaster Status: R Recommened Message



Share:  Facebook  MySpace  Digg  Reddit  StumbleUpon  Furl this page  Delicious  BlinkList  dzone  Simpy.com  Fark.com  BlogMarks  Wists.com  Google


Attributes associated with this message:
R Recommened Message



Terms of Service - Privacy Policy - Spam Policy - Disclaimer - Guidelines & Rules

CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with www.netatlantic.com


Contact Us - About - Advertise - Stats

Copyright 1999 - 2016  www.curezone.org

0.084 sec, (2)

Back to blog!
 
Add Blog To Favorites!
 
Add This Entry To Favorites!

Comments (20 of 78):
Re: Eco Art "Crop … Mayah 17 mon
Re: Very, VERY nic… Mayah 18 mon
Very, VERY nice ! … mu-sh… 18 mon
[video/audio] Sara… Mayah 18 mon
Re: 8x8x8: Triple … Mayah 18 mon
Re: Eco Art for Fa… Mayah 27 mon
Re: Eco Art for Fa… ren 27 mon
Re: Photos:Purple … YOURE… 32 mon
Re: Art:Year of th… Mayah 3 y
Re: Art:Year of th… YOURE… 3 y
Re: New Year's Mes… Mayah 3 y
Re: New Year's Mes… YOURE… 3 y
Re: SOLUTION MATH … Mayah 4 y
Re: Thankfulness Mayah 4 y
Re: Thankfulness mu-shen 4 y
Re: Mandala Orname… Mayah 4 y
Re: Mandala Orname… YOURE… 4 y
Re: Art: "Gorilla … YOURE… 4 y
oops! mistake! Mayah 4 y
Re: Art:Great Bear… LFIRE 4 y
All Comments (78)

Blog Entries (12 of 310):
Chumash Medicine Woman Dies  4 y R
Art:"North Meets South"  4 y
Art: "Vision"  4 y
HomeMade Art  4 y
Art: Fall Leaves  4 y
Joys of Spring  4 y
Amazing Art from ocean trash!  4 y
Art:Rain Forest Toucan  4 y
Art: "Gorilla Chocolate"  4 y
Art: Shaman's Journey  4 y
Art:Workings of Time  4 y
Art:Spirit Owl  4 y
All Entries (310)

Similar Blogs (10 of 185):
Plant Your Dream!  by YourEnchantedGardener  9 h
IndianMedTrip Healt…  by jamalwakeman  74 h
It’s morgellans, it…  by Eurekame  6 d
Cheeta: Culturally …  by Chef JeM  7 d
Ya’ think??  by kerminator  9 d
Watch Pride and Pre…  by saaumunda  9 d
The Essence  by HekaOils  9 d
To keep your family…  by spotoncarpetcleaning  10 d
Indian Cures  by scottvermin  11 d
Evolving Nutritiona…  by Chef JeM  16 d
All Blogs (1,019)

Back to blog!
 

High Blood Pressure?
3 easy exercises drop blood pressure below 120/80 as soon as toda...



My favorite Iodine
supplement comes down to one of these three products...



High-Voltage Colloidal Silver
I finally found a colloidal silver made with high voltag...



Wormwood Capsules, Clove Tincture
Hulda Clark Parasite Cleanse



Make 3000 PPM Silver
Make your own Custom 20 to 7000 PPM Colloidal Silver Solution wit...



Effective Anti-aging Eye Drops
Clear Cataracts and Causes of Blurry Vision



Cancer Curing Water
Millions of medically proven antioxidant ions eradicate cancer cel...



Anti Cancer Water
Drink millions of medically studied and proven anti cancer ions in e...



Candida Die-Off Relief
zeolites & powerful activated bamboo charcoal absorbs toxins fa...