Be sure to
the people and situation you are working with!
Note: This ritual
usually is done in the
company of mature people of the Candidate's
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Watchers and Deities as appropriate.
in Candidate (who must, at the entry to
sacred space, surrender one or more
tokens of childhood: perhaps a favorite
toy or item of clothing.)
Candidate faces a challenge designed to assess her/his readiness to
enter the adolescent
world (the challenge should be failable
but not life-threatening, and in some way
related to the adolescent responsibilities of their gender.)
lore, mysteries or advice appropriate to your gender and
concerning the responsibilities of an adolescent.)
- (optional) Administer Oaths.
candidate with symbols or tokens of new status.
space to normal use.
or confirm initiate's new status to the community.