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Building Our Bundles: Uplifting Your Spirit

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2024

This series will provide a safe and supportive space to connect with other community members and explore a range of topics related to cultural teachings and building your own bundle. By participating in the program, it will provide you with the tools and resources you need to help you live a good life!

Here is the breakdown of the 8-week Series and what we will be doing each week:

  • Week 1: Four Sacred Medicines: Teachings about the four sacred medicines and harvesting.
  • Week 2: What’s in Your Bundle?: What is a bundle? Bundle teachings.
  • Week 3: Eagle Feather Teachings: Eagle feather dressing and teachings.
  • Week 4: The Moccasin We Wear: Share various style of moccasins from different nations around Turtle Island.
  • Week 5: Shaker Teachings: What are shakers for?
  • Week 6: Learn the Songs: What do the songs mean? What songs do you know?
  • Week 7: Ribbon Skirt/Shirt Teachings: Why do we wear ribbon skirts and ribbon skirts? What are your colors?
  • Week 8: Feast Your Bundles: Potluck Feast! Bring your favorite dish to share!

Throughout the 8 weeks, participants will make a bundle bag, smudge kit, dress their feather, a feather case, moccasins, a shaker, learn songs such as the Eagle Song and Traveling Song, ribbon skirts/shirts and lastly, bring their favorite dish to feast their bundles.

The series will run every Tuesday from 10:00am – 2:00pm in Orillia.

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If you have any questions, please reach out to Courtney Thomas at cthomas@banac.on.ca or Bawd Elliott at belliott@banac.on.ca