Hey mom, since i just turned fourteen, i believei am ready to go on my vision quest .
Oh how glad I am to hear that Adoni, I believe you are ready to enter manhood, Adoni.
May your body, mind, spirit and heart be purified in this sweat lodge.
This beautiful location is the spot that will guide me on my beautiful journey.
Adoni has entered puberty, and feels he is ready to go on his vision quest. He is ready to seek direction in life. A vision quest is a time of solitary and isolation. Adonis mother encourages Adoni to follow his calling.
Adoni is accompanied by the shaman in the sweatlodge. A ceremony is performed to purify the mind, body and heart. Also to restore relationships with the self and the creator. This sacred place cleanse the body before go on the spiritual journey.
You will be a fisherman! You shall be given the name of Atsadi
Adoni has found a place where he feels spiritually connected with himself, the Creator and the earth. Adoni will be spending some time here reflecting on life.
I am so glad you went on your vision quest. You are now a man. You have been gone for just about a year, how i miss you!
It felt like a calling when I realised I should go on my vision quest, I am proud to say I feel complete and in one with the world and I
In a couple of weeks Adoni had a vision of a fish. Vision quests are strongly associated with spirit animals as they are there to guide, and protect you.
On Adonis`s return home he told the Shaman that he had a vision of a fish in the water. The shaman interpreted this as Adonis to become a fishermen. The shaman gave him a new and confirmed name of, Atsadi.
Atsadi returned home on his long journey, with good new to tell his mother. He is now viewed as a adult in the community, and has a trait to share which is fishing.