Working with Difficult Ancestors: A Workshop for White Folks

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This workshop, taking place right before the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving, offers a space for white folks to work with plants and energetic practices around ancestry. Which of your ancestors do you align with, energetically and in your life? Which ones do you wish you weren't related to--whether because of individual acts or participation in broader social oppressions? Recognizing the realities of racism and settler-colonialism, we consider how to come into better relationship with this land, our communities, and our ancestors. Let's take some time together to go a bit deeper, with the help of heart-work support from plant-based remedies, into how we can become good ancestors for those who come after us. RSVP required.

Charis is an herbalist, an educator, and a scholar who has been working with medicinal plants for more than a decade. She draws on her background as an experiential educator and anthropologist to create interactive, dynamic workshop spaces for exploring plant medicine and human health together in community.

Event Date
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Event time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost / donation
Suggested donation: $25-50 (if this is a hardship please contact Charis to discuss)
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