AZTRECAssociation of Zimbabwe Traditional Environmental Conservationists (Masvingo Province)
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Toward the end of the rainy season (i.e., AZTREC's tree-planting season), a delegation of traditionalist tree-planters would be sent to the high-god shrines, 300 kilometers to the west, to report to the oracle on the progress of the green struggle.
Hence the popular designation of these Eucharistic events as maporesanyika (healing the earth) ceremonies--the Christian counterpart of AZTREC's ancestral tree-planting rituals, called mafukidzanyika (clothing the earth).
(2.) For a detailed description of AZTREC's traditionalist tree-planting rituals and related ecological activities, see M.