Aki Miizhaayaan - The Land Offers/ Gives

with the Kingston Native Centre & Languages Nest

Instructor

Mandy Wilson

Location

 Meet in Doug Fluhrer Lot (2 North St, Kingston)

Time & Date

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | May 4, 2024

Ages

6 - 30

Participant Notes

Parents are recommended to attend with their child. Children 12 and under must have a parent present at all times.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and outdoor shoes as this will be an outdoor event. We encourage you to bring a water bottle and snacks if needed for the walk.

Description

Join Juvenis and KILN for a plant identification walk, through Doug Fluhrer Park and Molly Brant Point. Learn about edible plants, their names in Anishinaabemowin, the gifts they provide, identifying characteristics and harvesting methods. There may also be opportunities for tobacco offerings and small harvest of available plants.

Mandy Wilson

Mandy Wilson is a woman of mixed ancestry that includes, Indigenous, African and Irish decent. She grew up in the small town of Sharbot Lake, located on unceeded Algonquin territory where her interest in learning traditional plant knowledge, started to blossom. She now lives in Kingston where her work is fueled by her passion for language revitalization and her love for our plant relatives.

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