Join us for gathering of Grandmothers, Mothers, “Other-Mothers”, daughters, and granddaughters. Treat yourself, your mother and/or grandmother to a weekend dedicated to re-membering, preserving, and celebrating the wisdom of mothers.
We will explore the principles, values, beliefs, traditions, and cultural practices have been passed on from generation to generation of Black women by our mothers. We will engage in a process of sharing and reflection using art, music, song, dance, and food.
The weekend will end with a Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch. Open to family members of the mothers participating in the program. Cost of Brunch for family members is $11, please register for the brunch.
This program is open to women of African descent and their mothers/grandmothers of any ancestry.
Program Cost: $245 ($85 tuition + $160 meals/accommodations)
Family members joining Mother’s Day Brunch $11
Please register at least 2 weeks in advance to secure your place in this program.
Tionda Cain is a clinical social worker with the IWK Community Mental Health Team. She is passionate about working for social justice and transformation and healing in Black Communities. Tionda relocated in 2002 to reconnect with her family roots and history in Nova Scotia. Tionda was involved in the development the Black Leadership Advisory Committee and helped developed the African Dance and Ubuntu programs at Tatamagouche Centre. She has been a member of the Program Resource Group since 2005.
Amanda Reddick, has a background in Peace and Conflict Studies which compliments her passion for community building and social justice. Amanda is a certified Dialogue for Peaceful Change Mediator, a member of the Black Leadership Advisory Committee and the Program Resource Group at the Tatamagouche Centre, and is interested in processes that lead to healing and understanding. She works with the Canadian Centre for Diversity as the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick Regional Program Manager.