The Red Lodge Longhouse, the basic training program in spiritual and personal growth of the Sweet Medicine SunDance Path, kicks off a new year in January in three locations: Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Australia; and Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Red Lodge Longhouse is a four year program of adventurous learning, self-challenge, and spiritual growth, taking students through the basic teachings of this path, and all of the ceremonies in the first three Gateways. The Longhouse meets 5 or 6 weekends per year (depending on the location), plus a ceremonial week that takes students out into nature.
The Calgary Red Lodge program, now in its third year, offers classes to first year Red Lodge students on this schedule:
- February 10 -12
- March 9 – 11
- May 11 – 13
- June 8 -10
- July 21 – 28 (ceremonial days)
- September 7 – 9
- November 30 – December 2
Red Lodge Longhouse Australia starts its year in March. It runs a 5-weekend schedule, meeting on these dates:
- March 15-18
- June 7-10
- August 2-5
- September 1-6 (ceremonial days)
- November 1-4
- January 10-13, 2013
If you’d like to learn more about the program in Australia, contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Arizona Red Lodge Longhouse runs a 6-weekend schedule, meeting on the following days in 2012:
- January 20-22
- February 24-26
- April 20-22 (years 1-3); April 27-29 (year 4)
- June 1-3
- July 27-29
- September 17-23 (ceremonial days)
- November 16-18
For more information about the Arizona program, contact email@example.com.