A nations culture resides in the heart of its people
Kodiak Herbal provides immersion in Michif Lifeways through art, crafts, traditional medicine and nature. Join a Metis Herbalist, Knowledge Keeper & Craftsperson to learn local skills, history and a unique perspective on the Canadian Prairies.
Culture & Medicine Workshops
We celebrate our connections in the Metis Homelands by sharing the arts, crafts & traditions of the Canadian Prairies. You are invited to join a live or online workshop, or book a private experience to partake in the rich culture of the Metis of Southern Alberta.
Metis Educational Presentations
Presentations for schools, youth groups & colleges are available each semester. Students benefit from direct experience and observational learning in a variety of Metis traditions. Topics include Metis clothing, regalia, home-making, religion, sash weaving, arts & crafts, plant medicine, food and feasts, history and culture.
Meet Kalyn Kodiak
Walking on the edge of two worlds, Kalyn is a student of Michif Lifeways and modern western medical research regarding phytochemicals. She is a resource on traditional medicines to the Metis communities of Southern Alberta, and aen aapikayahk sayncheur flayshii (Metis sash weaver)
Kalyn teaches workshops in health and herbs, Metis traditions, plant identification & cultural art. She has been honored to visit numerous schools, youth and community groups as a culture teacher and herbalist. She is a passionate guide to locals & tourists who wish to learn about the Metis of Southern Alberta.