We live in a world comprised of many voices from diverse backgrounds, Indigenous teachings provide a wealth of ancestral knowledge to assist in achieving our vision of peaceful coexistence. This artistic experiential workshop will offer a unique opportunity for learners to actively engage with Indigenous traditional teachings while constructing their own Haudenosaunee Corn Husk Doll.
Each workshop is 2 hours – (12:30pm-2:30pm + 3pm-5pm). Limited enrollment.
Laurie is Anishinaabe/Tuscarora from Six Nations Grand River Territory. She holds a Chartered Mediator’s designation with the ADR Institute of Canada and provides services as an Indigenous dispute resolution trainer and circle of care facilitator for First Nations families who are involved in the child welfare system. Her PhD study seeks to understand more deeply the social and structural determinates of Indigenous child welfare involvement and how people employ creativity to transcend colonial boundaries that impede meaningful reconciliation and the decolonization of the child welfare system.