Registration is open for the IEN Traditional Medicine Teachings Workshop Series- Series begins on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Indigenous Education Network (IEN) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto is a group of students, faculty, staff and community members who share a common commitment to and passion for Indigenous education and research.
Join the Indigenous Education Network and Traditional Ojibwe Teacher/Gokoomis, Jacque(line) Lavalley for a traditional medicine workshop series. This four-part monthly series focuses on traditional teachings. preparation and medicinal applications of Tobacco, Cedar, Sage and Sweetgrass. Space is limited to 25 participants. In following traditional protocols that respect reciprocity, attendees are asked to bring a tobacco tie or a gift of tobacco and cloth to gift to Gokoomis Jacque Lavalley. Jacque Lavalley is of Ojibwe ancestry a member of the Shawanaga FN. East Shore Georgian Bay. She is an Ojibwe Traditional Teacher and an Ojibwe Traditional Gokoomis (Grandmother) who works at OISE (University of Toronto). She is also 'Elder on the Street' at Na-Me-Res (Native Men's Residence). Jacqui is also a singer, dancer, song writer and an exceptional 'Traditional Ojibwe Storyteller' using her own life story as an introduction into the Traditional, Spiritual aspects of being an 'Anishinaabe Ekwe'(Indian Woman).
2020 Indigenous Education Network -- Traditional Medicine Teachings Workshop Series Application Click here to register ..