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Saturday, January 25th at 1 PM - 4 PM

Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon

Hosted by Javney Mohr

Information

NOTE: Participants take home their own medicine kits and handmade concoctions. Advance registration is required. Ages +12 only, please! Craft your own cures with Senaqwila Wyss, an ethnobotanist with the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). Learn about the medicinal qualities and traditional uses of native plants in Spapeyeq (Stanley Park). What are we making? Please stay tuned for more information! Who is the workshop leader? Senaqwila Wyss is Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation), Tsimshian, Sto:lo, Hawaiian and Swiss. She will be graduating from SFU in the fall with her B.A. in the faculty of Communications, Arts and Technology, minor in First Nations Studies. She just completed the SFU F.N. Languages Proficiency Certificate in the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim. She is raising her 3-year-old daughter to be a First Language speaker, which has not been done in her family in four generations. She practices ethnobotany with traditionally trained mom Cease Wyss with Indigenous plant medicines. She was raised learning these ancestral teachings and uses plants as teas, medicines, tinctures and ceremony. Pre-register: $36 members / $45 non-members Drop in: $40 members / $50 non-members Photo: Dannie Piezas/SPES