Naa-yvlh-sri Nee-dash at Nii~-lii~-chvn-dvn December Monday, 19th – Friday, 23rd
The Tolowa Dee-ni’ celebrate the New Year during the time of the Winter Solstice through our World Renewal Ceremony known as the Naa-yvlh-sri Nee-dash. During this Nee-dash we focus on balancing the earth. We do this by giving thanks for the blessings we have had in the previous year and praying for a good year to come for our families &friends, the plant & animal life and the earth. The Naa-yvlh-sri Nee-dash is a multiple day event filled with stories, food, prayers and dance.