In attending these workshops, participants will gain skills to appreciate and relate to land, to make products of the land, as well as gain skills to cultivate land/gardens, overall building relationships and intimacy with place in a good way.
Offered with Megan Samms, born in 1988 in K’taqmkuk, otherwise known as Newfoundland, and brought up on the Atlantic Coast between that island and the northern end of Baffin Island in a small (then) town called Nanisivik. After traveling Kanata extensively, Megan now spends her time in the West between her wildfire lookout in northern Alberta in Neh̄ iyaw / Cree, Treaty 8 Territory and Atlin / Taku River Tlingit Territory at her home. Megan is made of mixed blood; she identifies mainly as Mi’kmaw having come from and been raised by Mi’kma’ki but is also Nlaka’pamux and settler Italian.
Week 1 : March 1
- Finger Weaving 11:30 - 1pm
Week 2 : March 8
- Walk the Land: Connection to Placestarting at 4pm
- Bring a knife, weather appropriate attire and food item to share
Week 3 : March 15
- Salve Making 11:30 - 1pm
Week 4 : March 22
- Garden Clean Up & Tobacco Planting 11:30 - 3pm
- Bring a knife, weather appropriate attire and gloves