Healing Roots facilitates a discussion every month for our Learning Community at the Midtown Global Market in South Minneapolis at 920 East Lake Street. Participants at each meeting pick the topic and the date for the next meeting. (We have found that choosing one regular day of the week always leaves someone out, so the day of the week varies.) Everyone is welcome. For some topics, we invite people to do some research beforehand to share, but that is not a prerequisite. There is no charge for attending.
We choose topics on modern European American culture or whiteness, particularly to build our skills at facilitating discussions and educating others about what needs to be transformed for an equitable, just, and healthy society, We may also choose topics to learn about our root cultures and draw resources from them to replace whiteness, for health and healing, and to add richness and meaning to our lives.
European American Learning Community
Topic for Discussion: Healing Plants
Friday, September 27, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Midtown Global Market
920 East Lake Street, Minneapolis
Market Community Room
Check back for meeting place within the market
In the spirit of connecting more with the natural world, we will discuss the plant medicines of our ancestors. What were the healing plants that our ancestors used to stay healthy and heal from illness? We encourage you to do some research to share with the group, or come to learn what others have to share.
European American Identity and Culture Workshop
The next workshop will be held in the fall of 2019.
Scholarships are available
In this 6 hour workshop, we explore whiteness, modern European American culture, and our root cultures as dimensions of our identity.
We ask such questions as:
- What are the characteristics of European American culture?
- What is a healthy cultural identity? How does knowledge of your culture inform your work in communities of many cultures?
- How does knowledge of your culture help you to be in healthy relationship to those of other cultures?
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