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Sun, Feb 19


Town Hall, Humber Arm South

Being L'nu

Day of Traditional Mi'kmaw Teachings with Elder Mutchie Bennett & Knowledge Keepers Arlene White & Erica Samms-Hurley

Being L'nu
Being L'nu

Time & Location

Feb 19, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Town Hall, Humber Arm South, 104 Hillview Rd, Benoit's Cove, NL A0L 1A0, Canada

About the event

Teachings to Expect:

  • Smudging & Our Medicines (why/how/when to smudge, our traditional medicines: how to use, how to harvest while respecting our earth mother) 
  • Being L’nu (what it means to be Mi’kmaw, our values, significance of the phrase “All My Relations”, our responsibilities as Indigenous people, card-carrying vs. cultural)   
  • Our Ceremonies (which ones are here in NL, which ones do we need to travel to attend, earning the right to hold ceremonies and the different roles within ceremonies)
  • Traditional Roles of Women & Men (lifegivers & protectors, roles within our community: Elders, Knowledge Keepers, Helpers, Fire Keepers, Pipe Carriers, Sweat Lodge Keepers, and more)

Sponsored by: Elmastukwek First Nation in partnership with the Ktaqmkuk Restorative Justice Strategy

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