The Chiefs of Ontario is offering the following Training to Community Support Services Workers: Healing Using Traditional Medicine

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October 22, 2007

This workshop will examine a variety of traditional medicine plants, their healing properties and current and traditional application. It will provide an increased awareness and understanding of traditional healing practices and science supporting the use of plant medicine. It will examine traditional gathering practices including the natural and spiritual laws governing when, where and how to gather medicine. It will demonstrate how incorporating plant medicine into our current lifestyle can increase our health. This workshop will bring together science and culture in a way that will benefit all who participate.

Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

– Describe the functional use of medicinal plants
– Understand the natural laws governing traditional plant medicine gathering
– Understand the current and potential benefits of incorporating traditional medicine plants back into their lives
– Prepare medicineWHERE: Holiday Inn, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
WHEN: November 14 & 15, 2007
TRAVEL DATES: November 13th and 16th, 2007

The Chiefs of Ontario will reimburse one (1) CSS Worker per First Nation for travel (air economy and mileage), accommodations, meals and incidentals at COO rates.

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION WITH ALICE LONGBOAT AT alice@coo.org or telephone toll free 1-877-517-6527 no later than THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2007.

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