First Full Moon of Spring

April 16, 2022

  • Anishnawbe call this Moon the Sucker Moon
  • Haudenosaunee call this Moon the Thunder Moon
  • Cree call this Moon the Goose Moon
  • Inuit call this Moon the Bearded Seal Pups Moon

What are other names for it? Other names for the April full moon include Breaking Ice Moon, Broken Snowshoe Moon, Budding Moon of Plants and Shrubs, Frog Moon, Moon of the Red Grass Appearing, Moon When the Ducks Come Back, Moon When the Geese Lay Eggs, Moon When the Streams are Again Navigable, Sucker Moon, and Sugar Maker Moon.

Know that everything in Creation has spirit. The plants, the trees, the water, the wind, the rocks and the mountains have spirit. The sky worlds, including the moon and other planets have spirit. All of these are part of our First Family, the natural world.