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APAJI-WLA’MATULINEJ WOMENS GATHERING AND MENS GATHERING 

by Ishbel Munro

We had decided to invite men for the first time to one of our gatherings. We spoke of how we had been supporting each other to right relations with all creation by returning to the traditional worldview. We had taken time to build trust, to define what this looks like and discuss teachings from the language and stories. Now, we needed to invite men into similar conversations.

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RESOURCES 

JUDY GOOGOO (MI’KMAQ) MEMBER OF APAJI-WLA’MATULINEJ ON TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANTS

Judy Googoo (Mi’Kmaq) shares her vast knowledge of medicine plants. Judy leads workshops on everything from plants, to hand drum making, tanning moose hides – everything connected to living on the land. She also is an artist and runs a craft shop in Wagmacook and a barber shop!

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EVENTS

WOMEN’S GATHERING AND MEN’S GATHERING, JUNE 15-17, 2018

Mersey River Chalets, near Kejimkujik. See full invite here 

For more information and to register, please email iseabail_86@live.ca

 

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CHANGE MAKERS

ANITA BOYLE

Anita is from the Metepenagiag Mi’gmaq Nation in New Brunswick. She is a graduate from the University of New Brunswick where she earned a Master in Education degree along with a Bachelor of Arts and Education degree. She also holds a diploma in Human Resource Management. Anita’s has extensive experience and skills in Economic Development, Indigenous Education and Training, Women’s issues specifically violence, and Community Development.

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