I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know: Building Cultural Competence in Indigenous Community

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID 19: New date to be announced later.

Fort Whyte Alive! Winnipeg, M.B. – One Day Retreat – May 23, 2020 

Grandfather Wanbdi Wakita & Grandmother Pahan Pte San Win share knowledge, protocols and hands-on learning with individuals who want to feel more comfortable to enter Indigenous community and Ceremony.

Enjoy experiential learning, group discussion, a delicious lunch, sitting by a fire and time to walk-in nature. A holistic time to relax your mind and body and expand your heart and spirit.

This workshop is intended for Indigenous & non-Indigenous educators, professionals and community members who want to learn more about Indigenous Culture, practice and perspectives

Visit https://fullcircleindigenous.ca/workshops/   to register

Saturday, May 23, 2020  – 9 – 4 pm.

Fort Whyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Rd, Winnipeg, M.B.

Cost: $250 (lunch included)

Topics that will be covered:

Taku Wakan – What is Sacredness?
Who is a community Grandmother, Grandfather, ceremonial leader, medicine person or senior citizen?
Introductions – Name, language, songs, colours
Medicines – sage, sweetgrass, cedar and tobacco
Women Teachings
Natural Law – All my Relations
Social Context

Suggestions of what to bring:  Comfy clothes, moccasins or slippers, a blanket & pillow, warm outdoor clothes, a journal, a long skirt or ribbon shirt if you have one, (offerings such as a pouch of tobacco and one metre of blue broadcloth – *optional), your stress and burdens to leave there and take home hope, inspiration and renewed energy

What people have said about this workshop:          

… a safe and kind place to learn about Indigenous culture

 As confident and competent as I thought I was, it has definitely been enhanced.           

… excellent, warm and friendly facilitators in a beautiful venue. So much shared and opportunity to ask questions.

… an incredible day!

This a MCSW Approved Continuing Competence Worksho