Indigenous Plants and Medicines - Cold and Flu Tea Making workshop

Date & Time

Tuesday, 30 November 2021
16:00 to 17:00

Location

Indigenous Student Collegium, First Nations House of Learning (FNHL)

Offered by

Co-hosted by G+PS, VISC (Vancouver Indigenous Student Collegium), and SAGE (Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement).

Registration Closed / Past Event

 
 

Join us for an afternoon of Cold and Flu Tea Making with Dr. Alannah Young Leon.

Alannah Young Leon is Opaskwayak Cree/ Peguis Anishinabe. She is trained in Indigenous research epistemologies and methodologies. Her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at UBC, and she has worked with Indigenous Elders in rural Manitoba and they developed a pedagogy for land-based health education programs. Her postdoctoral and research associate work with Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Indigenous Research Partnership and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems looks at how the Indigenous Elders Medicine Collective applied the pedagogy they developed to the urban xʷc̓ic̓əsəm: Indigenous Health Research and Education Garden at UBC Farm.

As a member of the Indidgenous Medicine Collective she introduces medicinal tea making and will make a cold tea blend for this workshop. 

Open to all Indigenous students, faculty and staff, however, pre-registration is requested.

 

The event is part of THRIVE month and is co-hosted by G+PS, VISC (Vancouver Indigenous Student Collegium), and Sage (Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement).

Registration Information

Open to all Indigenous students, faculty and staff.