Mamawe Ota Askihk – Sharing Life Together Here on Earth

August 19, 2024 - August 23, 2024
August 19 - August 23, 2024 The program runs from breakfast at 8:00 am on Monday morning until supper wraps up at 6:00 pm on Friday night.
Registration and accommodation fees help us prepare for an incredible week of hands-on learning, acquire the supplies and good food for enjoying together, cover travel for elders and teachers and recognize the time and contributions of the hosts and organizers. If these fees would prevent you from attending, we encourage you to reach out to your band, church or agency that would support you to attend Mamawe Ota Askihk. $950.00 per person – NO accommodation, event and meals only $1000.00 per person – camping accommodation, event and meals OR $1250.00 per person – cabin accommodation, event and meals (27 spots available.. some single beds, some double)

a spiritual gathering for land based learning

Gather with Indigenous and settler allies to reclaim the homegrown, the homespoken, the homebred, and the homemade:
  • Learn drum songs.
  • Make jam, soap, sausage and more.
  • Bead a medicine pouch.
  • Meet old friends, make new friends.
  • And more!

Our week together will include hands-on learning about growing, harvesting and preparing medicines and foods from the land. There will be time for listening, sharing, singing, ceremony and sharing good food together. Come root yourself in an understanding of the land as our health. Share in the spiritual teaching, laughter, and new learning. And most importantly, taste the beauty of friendships formed through nurturing one another as the earth nurtures us.

Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.–Winona LaDuke