“FREE TO YOU FROM THE CREATOR'S GARDEN: NATIVE PLANTS AND HERBS”

Add to Calendar 11/15/2016 18:00:0011/15/2016 20:00:0015“FREE TO YOU FROM THE CREATOR'S GARDEN: NATIVE PLANTS AND HERBS”Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016 November 14-15, 2016 Leon Briggs (Tonawanda Seneca) will conduct a 2-part session on finding, identifying and using Native plants and herbs for medicinal and nutritional purposes. During the first hour Leon will focus on twelve common plants, including simple remedies and recipes. During the second hour Leon will take participants through the steps of making a stress-relief pillow, tea, and coffee substitutes. No pre-registration or fee is required to attend the informative session or workshop. However, those who wish to "make and take" a medicinal pillow during the workshop, must pre-register. Leon Briggs (Seneca Nation, Tonowanda Reserve) is a blacksmith and owner of Medicine Bow Forge, traditional artist and craftsman, educator on: traditional Seneca arts and crafts, history and culture, spirituality, herbology, stories/mythology, American Indian Movement, colonization, treaties, boarding schools, and indigenous rights. Pre-Registration (for those who wish to make a medicinal pillow only): RSVP to Mary Anne Angel (mangel1@udayton.edu; 937-760-1936). Registration fee for UD students, faculty, and staff is $10. Fee for others is $15. Registrations will be accepted on a first come basis until openings are filled! For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.Kennedy Union BallroomOffice of Multicultural Affairsmulticultural@udayton.eduNo11/15/2016

Tuesday, November 15

Time: 6 p.m. — 8 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016
November 14-15, 2016

Leon Briggs (Tonawanda Seneca) will conduct a 2-part session on finding, identifying and using Native plants and herbs for medicinal and nutritional purposes. During the first hour Leon will focus on twelve common plants, including simple remedies and recipes. During the second hour Leon will take participants through the steps of making a stress-relief pillow, tea, and coffee substitutes. No pre-registration or fee is required to attend the informative session or workshop. However, those who wish to "make and take" a medicinal pillow during the workshop, must pre-register.

Leon Briggs (Seneca Nation, Tonowanda Reserve) is a blacksmith and owner of Medicine Bow Forge, traditional artist and craftsman, educator on: traditional Seneca arts and crafts, history and culture, spirituality, herbology, stories/mythology, American Indian Movement, colonization, treaties, boarding schools, and indigenous rights.

Pre-Registration (for those who wish to make a medicinal pillow only): RSVP to Mary Anne Angel (mangel1@udayton.edu937-760-1936). Registration fee for UD students, faculty, and staff is $10. Fee for others is $15. Registrations will be accepted on a first come basis until openings are filled!

For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.

Contact Information:

Name:  Office of Multicultural Affairs
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/studev/dean/oma/programs/native_peoples_celebration.php
Phone:  937-229-3634
Email:  multicultural@udayton.edu