O&E Online Workshops


Plant Cycles

Book this workshop to explore the world of plant medicines and their growth cycles. Connecting from the centre of the Earth to the sky world, participants of this workshop will delve into Indigenous understandings of what plant medicines need to grow, how they grow and how we can learn from them!

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Manoomin

This workshop will walk participants through some of the history of manoomin (wild rice) in Michi Saagig Nishinaabeg territory, the science behind the ecosystems it supports and information about how manoomin is harvested. We'll also discuss the very important relationship between humans and this unique plant!

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Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge

How and why do ecosystems connected to Indigenous nations and people host some of the highest rates of biodiversity in the world? This workshop will invite us to closely observe the natural spaces that surround us daily. We will visit a floating bog ecosystem with Beedahbin Peltier and will discuss why ecosystems thrive when land is under the protection of Indigenous peoples and why this is so important in today's world.

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Turtles

In this workshop you’ll learn about the different species of turtles in Ontario and what makes each of them so important for the ecosystems they care for. Tune in for a story from Grandmother Kim Wheatley who will share the story of The Turtle With the Sun Under its Chin. You'll also learn about what turtles and the moon have in common!

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