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Members of the Paint Clan were historically known as a prominent medicine people. Medicine is often 'painted' on a patient after harvesting, mixing and performing other aspects of the ceremony. At some Cherokee ceremonial grounds, the Paint arbor is to the left of the Bird arbor.
CHIEF: RALPH REESE 256(390-5197)
VICE CHIEF: WILLIAM GASKIN 256(630-6678)
COORDINATOR-TREASURER- INFORMATION: BARBARA MARTIN 256(546-8369)
BARBARA MARTIN -CLAN REPRESENTATIVE TO THE GOVERNING BODY

EMAIL-NEWSLETTER: RICKY DAY 256(543-2212)

PICTURED STANDING BESIDE THE PAINT CLAN DRUM DONATED TO THE PAINT CLAN BY THE COLLINS FAMILY IS PAINT CLAN CHIEF RALPH REESE AND BARBARA MARTIN.  
Greetings Paint Clan Members, Family, and Friends

The next Paint Clan meeting will be held February 18th, 2017 at the Boaz Public Library in Boaz, Alabama.  

We are asking each individual to please bring a snack lunch and drink to enjoy during the meeting. Due to time allowance for use at the Library, the snack lunch will give us more time for the meeting and program.  

Members of the Paint Clan were historically know as a prominent medicine people. Our program February 18th will be on some of the medicinal plants used by the Cherokee Paint Clan Members. If you know or have any plants used for healing purpose, please bring them to share.  

FOR SEATING ARRANGEMENTS. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE MEETING;. BARBARA MARTIN 256-546-8369. EMAIL--leed94@yahoo.com

MEETING DATES FOR 2017... .FEBRUARY 18TH, APRIL 15TH, JUNE 17TH, AUGUST 19TH, AND OCTOBER 21ST. ALL MEETINGS are ON SATURDAY, 12:00 noon unless otherwise stated.  

The Creator has given us these plants that Mother Earth has nourished and provided to each of us and the knowledge and wisdom to use for the healing of our people and the earth. God bless you and you family for healthy and prosperous New Year.  

   
  Sincerely 


  Ricky Day (Paint Clan) 
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