Workshops

weʔ ʔayəm kʷs niʔct ʔiməx Plant walk.

(We walk slowly Plant walk)
1-2 hours

Deanna will begin the session by introducing herself in her ancestral language, do a territory acknowledgment and speak to land stewardship and our responsibility to “walk slowly” on this land.  She will then lead a plant walk in a local park, or around the neighborhood, highlighting the local native, medicinal and edible plants that are found in the area. (seasonal: approximately April through September)

 

Tea making.

1-1.5 hours

Deanna will speak about the plants used to create a blend of tea; and highlight their benefits and native/medicinal properties.  The participants will fill their own small bag of loose-leaf tea to bring home.

 

Salve making.

up to 2 hours

We will discuss the benefits of different native and medicinal plants, the different ways in which we can prepare them, then prepare a medicinal salve to take home (using pre-infused oil).

 

Medicine roller.

1-1.5 hours

Using pre-infused medicinal oils and essential oils, each participant will create their own blend to fill a 10ml roller ball.  We will discuss the plants used to create the infused oils, and their benefits. 

Bath Soak.

1-1.5 hours

Participants will create their own tub of custom blended bath soak using epsom and sea salts, skin nourishing oil, a selection of dried plant medicine and essential oils.  Each plant offering will be discussed and the benefits and uses of the plants will be highlighted. 

 

Plant knowledge.

+45 minutes

Each workshop can begin with a visual (PowerPoint) presentation on Plant knowledge, practices and preparations, if time and space allow. 

 

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