Discussing Sacred Medicines with Elder Claire Antoine

It's Wisdom Wednesday! Elder Claire Antoine, a Metis woman from the Northwest Territories, shares her knowledge about the four commonly known sacred medicines: tobacco, sweet grass, sage, and cedar, along with diamond willow fungus native to the boreal forest. Learn about the properties of sacred medicines in our area, where it grows, and how they are used in ceremony in this video before sharing something you learned through Elder Claire's teaching in the discussion below. Please Note: This is an inclusive and respectful space to participate in National Indigenous History Month. Any disrespectful content will be removed from the conversation. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
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