Notes from today. They are kind of scattered, but it's all I have. If there are any questions, let me know, :).
Questions about our Society
What is our name?
How did we start?
What do we do?
Where are we at?
Kinship/ relationships (Age)?
Main festival (Festival of Light… we can work on the title)
Logistics/ Roles (not quite complete and can be changed!)
Rhonda can make bells! (have an estimate by end of spring break)
[We should get] Belly dancing bells!
Rachel: has sewing machine
Rhonda: ceramic bells
Narrator: multiple narrators
Ritual (WHAT ARE WE DOING?)
~birth of new year, new harvest, new seeds
~natural harmony of our society
~is some difference in ages and what you wear/do, but then
~use of age in our society? (significant? Want to include?)
~talk about significance about props
~different size bells: different sizes, different sounds
~different bells with people sitting down,
~seed bombs: gift of life, plan to give to others,
~possible setting? Natural setting?
~how about this is the final day of a longer ritual?
~have making of seed bombs as part of ritual during week
~finale! (like climax of a movie!)
~wear part of costume for each day of the ritual
~on final day: wear entire costume, entire paint
~make a path?
~young girls make path, dance down to our final destination
~carry seed bombs in cool vessel/basket
~It’s like a wedding [procession]!
~designate a final packaging place by putting a tarp down
~linen: (dyeing it?)
~put a note on it
~contribute to senses for ritual (This would be olfactory.)
~We are doing a documentary for our paper. Yaay film, :D.