Tsawout First Nation will be running a series of Workshops in March, April, May and June aimed at increasing knowledge and awareness about Food Sustainability, and traditional foods and medicines. We have designed these workshops in the past month and would like to test them out and ask for feedback. Dinner will be provided (Pizza). The workshops will run every Wednesday starting March 12, 2014 from 3:30-5:30. There will be door prizes and a small incentive for participating (gift cards) and providing feedback.
Upcoming Food Sustainability and Garden workshops for April!
Tsawout Multipurpose room, 3:30-5:30pm
We may venture outside for plant collection or down to the community garden so please dress appropriately. Dinner will be provided, door prizes to be won and everyone welcome. Please RSVP via email or phone to Shauna at contact info below. See ya all there!
April 9, 2014
Introduction to Traditional Foods and Medicines for Diabetes
This workshop introduces some of the gifts of Northwest plants and then leads into the history and impacts of diabetes in Indian Country. It ties in how plants traditions might be useful for diabetes prevention and community wellness. Participants will gain an understanding of some of the traditional uses of some native plants, about the complex causes of diabetes, and be introduced to traditional uses of plants as a way to prevent and treat diabetes.