The Sacred Gift Half-Day Workshop
Join Amanda Dale and Elder Strength of Bear Waters Gathering to develop a deeper understanding of Indigenous world views and engage you in mind, body, spirit, and emotion.
Agilec Bracebridge Office
September 17, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Experience the connection we have to each other while developing a greater awareness of your role in the reconciliation process. Begin to raise your competency skill level in order to work with Indigenous peoples respectfully.
You will learn about:
✅ Traditional Greetings: Exploring identity
✅ The Circle: Learn how to use the Circle today at work, in outreach, and at home and participate in a Talking Circle
✅ Elder Protocols: Learn to identify an Elder and how to interact with them respectfully
✅ Acknowledgments: Learn why acknowledgements are increasingly being rejected by Indigenous communities and how to navigate best practices
✅ Traditional Names: Elder Strength shares his story
✅ Smudge Ceremony: Meaning and uses participation in smudge is (optional)
The Sacred Gift curriculum is meant to provide a foundation of lifelong learning using local Indigenous teachings. It will guide you on the pathway toward Indigenous cultural awareness, competency, and engagement while working with Indigenous individuals and communities across Turtle Island also known as Canada.
September 17, 2019 • 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
191 Wellington Street, Unit 11, Bracebridge, Ontario
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“BWG and Agilec recognize the attempted erasure, relocation, and destruction of traditional, Indigenous territories. We acknowledge the teachings will be held on the traditional settlements and territories of the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe, Odawa, Potawatomi), first peoples of the Three Fires Confederacy, The Haudenosaunee (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca- later the Tuscarora nation), first peoples of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and Wendat (Bear, Deer, Rock, and Cord), and first peoples of the Huron Confederacy.”
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