The Leader Marrying the Land ~ Living and Performing the ancient European Ritual of Earth Justice Advocacy--Each year, The Green Man, chosen by the women of the village, plights his Troth, making a vow in the name of the people to serve and uphold the Sovereignty of the Earth, honoring Her dominion over all Her children and Lands. photos by Lydia Stern, Mark Schwiesow and Reilly Jernigan.
Making a Lifetime Vow Men of Crested Butte Kneel to take a lifelong vow to the Earth and to preserve and protect the Natural World
Marrying To and With Oneself. Women being handfasted in the Ritual of making a vow to claim one's personal truth, power, voice, vision and Sovereignty in service to the Earth.