The Brave Heart Society believes that the transition to womanhood is something to be celebrated. Courtesy of The Brave Heart SocietyRemember when the onset of your first period was a clandestine event marked by "the talk?" Your mom marched you ...Remember when getting your period was a mortifying event? Not anymore. A group of South Dakota women have revived and reinvented a centuries-old ritual that celebrates a girl's entrance into womanhood.