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Big Spirit Moon is a time to reflect upon the healing powers of the universe and create our own vision of
the truth. It’s the thirteenth teaching from Grandmother Moon in Anishinaabe tradition that views the
moon as a living relation who makes 13 appearances throughout the year to watch over Mother Earth’s
children and light their paths with her gentle wisdom.
The 13th moon marks the beginning of a long spiritual journey to contemplate the universal knowledge
we have received, and how to apply it to our individual roles and life circumstances. Like the mother and
her child that is being purified by a feather, each one of us must discover our personal truth to live our
greatest ideal for the benefit of our family and community.
Grandmother Moon is always ready to share her loving wisdom, and this captivating coin series with 13
original woodland designs, brings you her life teachings. The Anishinaabe people view every aspect of
nature as a living relation that plays an active role in their lives. And although variations do exist due to
geography and climate, Grandmother Moon is a central figure, her kind and gentle ways always a
For the Anishinaabe people, Grandmother Moon is ever-present, making 13 appearances throughout
the year as she watches over Mother Earth's children and lights up their paths. Every moon brings a new
teaching that is illustrated in each coin design to foster understanding and respect for all of Earth's
creatures - a stunning work of art with a unique insight into the Anishinaabe way of life.
Algonquin artist Frank Polson has created a captivating image of a full moon behind a leafless tree. A
woman stands to the left cradling an infant in her arm that is being purified by a feather overhead. The
healing energy of the universe—the teachings, songs and stories—that are given to children by their
mothers and grandmothers—flows from the feather to the child with a luminescent glow that bathes
the pair in the ethereal beauty of moonlight. The vibrantly coloured shapes and dark flowing lines within
the composition are signature design elements in Anishinaabe art and represent the universal life force
that connects and animates all things.
13th issue in this captivating series of original woodland
designs illustrating the 13 teachings from Grandmother
Moon according to Anishinaabe tradition.