- 9321 Jasper Ave
- Cost: Free
This course is temporarily suspended. Please check back for updates.
Monday Evenings February 3 – March 23
Note: Instead of Monday, February 17th, the course for that week will be held on Tuesday, February 18th.
Overview of an evening:
7:00 – 7:15 – Gather, get a snack and a drink, Smudge (Prayer)
7:15 – 8:45 – Topic of the day/sharing circle/activity
8:45 – 9:00 – Closing reflection and prayer
This course is a learner driven program that seeks to reclaim a previously suppressed Indigenous culture rich in its own history, tradition and approach to wellness. Learners will be immersed in Indigenous traditional practices led by traditional knowledge keepers. Participants will reflect individually and together on the impact of the teachings that are shared. Ceremony and traditional teaching of Indigenous culture in Alberta: Smudging, Sharing circles, Journaling and self-reflection, Making handcrafts (eg: beading, weaving, ribbon skirt/shirt making, rattle making, etc) & Sharing of personal stories.
February 3: Introductions, overview of the course
February 10: Let’s talk about addictions
February 18: (Tuesday) Music and Presentations
February 24: Forgiveness Letters
March 2: Healing through Culture
March 9: Social Outing to board game cafe
March 16: Positive Coping Skills
March 23: Potluck and Graduation Ceremony