Kawashaway Community Circle Notes


Circle Date

Sunday April 21, 2013 – Finger's, Minneapolis

Next Two Circles

Tuesday May 21, 2013 7-9pm – Minneapolis – Lillypad
Sunday June 16, 2013 3-5pm – Minneapolis – Fingerpad


Lilly*, Rocky*, Scooter*, White Ash*, Finger, Peregrine

* indicates Steward (4/8=quorum)

Follow up on Action Items from Last Circles

Action Faerie Accountable Due Date
Improving grade from parking lot so stops washing out (we consensed to $2,500 at Lammas) Oni (Lilly to check in w/ him) May
Freddie Mercury ~ WA sent email to Snake, Braeburn, Finger WA, Snake, BB, Finger
Electronics on the Land proposed policy/guidelines ~ WA sent reminder email to Lilly, Eureka, Two Bears Lilly, Eureka, Two Bears May
Blasters ~ still need to be bought Lilly soon
Research & get together items for Lola Trixie project Scooter before Memorial Day
Getting well retested Oni & Kiva ~ Lilly to find out before Spirit Gath


We began with a reading of the cheese doodles

Lola & Trixie

Consensed to spend $750 for reconstruction

  • supports corners from cabin + structure made from pipes
    (no more concrete blocks)
  • firebox for protection
  • possibly new barrels


  • White Ash has some items to go with box at Snake's
  • Audio & text of Daisy's readings for website (Rocky/White Ash)
  • Archive Project
    • what is the vision?
    • what's left to do?
    • ask these questions at Lammas Community Circle
  • E! & WA to get Omeka completely functional

May Day

Snake will host pre-party @ 9am Sun May 5th; same block as last year

  • Taking down booth needs to be on time
  • Need to find and get the canopy
  • "The Antithesis of Silver, The Revival of the Snow Queens, A Very White Northern Wedding and Other Foolishness!"  There was some talk about Eskimos, but in the effort of not offending it was summarily edited away....
  • Need to pay for information table

Spirit Gath

1st - 6th July

  • Vision Circle has yet to happen
  • Allen might be able to come with / for Finger since it's smaller
  • Food?

Other Kawashaway Projects

  • Replacing the dock & dock bogwalk when not so moist (Lammas? many hands)
  • Beauty stands are no more ~ assess what to do at Memorial Day
  • Buying tool chest
  • IKEA stainless steel counters with piped legs (wheels?) or on Craigslist?
  • Filling the hole ~ could rent snow-blower-scoop-like thing ~ nice to put seed on in time for Lammas


  • Food ~ is Sterling still interested?
  • Need some tools ~ shovels, etc.
  • Archive ~ philosophical questions
  • Christmas @ Lammas?
  • The Call ~ would be nice to look forward this year, since we look backwards last year (New Year's baby?)

Memorial Day Work Weekend

Might be first time we get on land

  • Fri 24 - Mon 27 May
  • Lola & Trixie
  • Rocky, Lilly & WA planning on going
  • contact Lilly if have questions
  • Who else is coming?


Meeting with our agent every several years. Liability. (do we qualify for indemnity?)

Forward to Next Circle

  • Do we have Lammas food covered?

Action Items

Action Faerie Accountable Due Date
Check in with Sterling re: Lammas food Lilly yesterday
Design Call Rocky, Lilly, White Ash before May Day
Meet with Dawn Bartell re: our insurance Scooter (WA?) soon
Contact Kiva re: Mem Day weekend Lilly soon
Ask Ehsea to pay for booth @ May Day White Ash now


Submitted by White Ash