July 28th – September 15th, 2020
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class via video conferencing! Looms and all materials are provided via Canada Post. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop that features video lessons & 2 Q&A sessions for students.
May 15th – June 4th, 2020 SOLD OUT
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class via video conferencing! Looms and all materials are provided by Canada Post. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop that features video lessons & 2 Q&A sessions.
We’re working to bring this workshop to you online! Please check back with us soon.
Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of the traditional art of sash weaving, while making your own bracelet or hatband. All experience levels are welcome.
Tuesday, April 7th 6:30-8:30pm
Make a poppy or Metis-style beaded flower pin to honour a loved one or just for fun. We begin at the beginning – no experience needed for this workshop!
We’re working to bring this workshop online! Please check back with us soon.
Octopus bags or Fire-bags have a colorful history! “But, there are no octopus on the prairies..!!?” I hear that a lot! Learn the interesting story of the “octopus bag”, how it got its’ unique name, and make your own mini-octopus bag in this fascinating workshop.
Tuesday May 5th CANCELLED
View the many edible & medicinal plants of the river valley on this fascinating historical medicine walk lead by a traditional Metis Herbalist.
Wednesday May 6 CANCELLED
Explore the traditional medicine of Southern Alberta’s Metis Community. This walk is lead by Metis Knowledge Keeper Kalyn Kodiak, whose family has lived in Southern Alberta for 6 generations.
May 9 CANCELLED
Join us for an afternoon of delights! We begin with a D.I.Y. natural perfumery class with herbal chemist Zoe Lynne, who leads us in the creation of the perfect blend of natural scents to compliment your chemistry & personality. Then, we will sit down to a tea social featuring custom-blended beverages, dainties and crumpets with berries & cream.
Tuesday, May 19th CANCELLED
Learn some of the meaning & traditions of wearing a personal medicine bag. You can use your medicine bag for prayer, protection & creativity. Anyone can make a bag to remind them of their powerful qualities. This workshop is a fundraiser for the Metis Bear Harvest events.
Saturday, May 30th 1-4pm Rocky Mountain House Native Friendship Center
The ‘Silver-berries’ of the Wolf Willow bush are traditionally used to make beautiful natural rosaries by the Metis people. Make your own rosary while learning about the food, medicine and cultural uses of this beautiful Canadian Prairie plant.
Sunday May 31st 12pm-2pm
Explore the traditional medicines of Alberta’s Metis Community. This walk is lead by Metis Knowledge Keeper Kalyn Kodiak, whose family has lived in Alberta for 6 generations.
Saturday/Sunday 12-4pm, June 6 & 7
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class in Kelowna! Looms and all materials are provided and yours to take home after the class. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop.
Saturday in June 2020 11am – 3pm (Date TBA)
Return to the mountains to view the flowering plants in all their Glory! Meadows, Prairies and forest landscapes and a gourmet lunch in the wild.
New workshops are scheduled every few months -please bookmark our visual calendar and check back often to see new experiences. Or, contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com to get on the mailing list.
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