NEC is proud to announce that we will be offering 5 free workshops that focus on healing trauma traditionally as a solution to substance abuse and addiction. These workshops will focus on traditional methods for trauma and pain management. This project will promote the need for Aboriginal people to uncover, explore and resolve the effects of trauma and loss of culture.  The project will promote traditional indigenous methods for trauma and pain management.

Workshop Dates and Information:

March 8
: Cultural Approaches to Grief-Beading Medicine Wheel Bracelets

  • Grief of Cultural Loss from an Indigenous Worldview
  • Connecting Being at Risk of Addiction due to Grief of Cultural Loss
  • Identifying Grief of Cultural Loss within Ourselves, our Families and our Communities
  • Connecting to Personal, Family, and Nation Identity
  • Participants will also be taught how to bead medicine wheel bracelets

March 15: Cultural Approaches to Trauma and Pain-Deer Hide Medicine Bags

March 20: Active Living and Pain Management with River Rock Medicine 

March 22: Family Medicine Wheel Planning for Wellness

March 27: Community Cultural Healing 

Facilitated by: Harriet Palma

Workshops run from 10am to 3pm.

Limited to 20 participants - Lunch will be provided.

For more info and to sign up, email Norine:




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