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Indigenous Wisdom

Indigenous Wisdom

Indigenous Wisdom: Concepts of Wisdom from an Indigenous Voice for the Future of the Earth

Sunday June 9th 10:30am – 3:30pm (with an hour for lunch)
Cost: $70

$40 for BIPOC. Please email brshm.asst@gmail.com for a link for payment.

We will discuss the sacredness of the earth and the importance of honoring it, seeking to understand the elements of the earth as concepts of liberation and foundation for spiritual growth and empowerment. This class will conclude with root medicines as means of restoration and rejuvenation for a sick earth and people within it.

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Schedule: This class on Saturday // June 9 //10:30am – 3:30pm

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Please note that at this time, we are unable to offer refunds if you cancel.

About the Instructor: Olatokunboh Obasi

Olatokunboh Obasi has been working in the wellness field for over 15 years. She is a yoga and dance instructor, clinical herbalist, nutritionist and birth doula. Olatokunboh is also the owner of Omaroti: Well of Indigenous Wisdom, an indigenous conscious wellness space specializing in herbal medicine and nutrition located in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Committed to community holistic health, social justice, and education, she works heavily in community service and African Traditional Medicine. Presently, she coordinates Herbalists without Borders International on the island of Puerto Rico and contributes to the early phases of movement in honoring the herbal traditions for People of Color, reminding the Western world that colonization and oppression, supremacy and economic greed has disfranchised herbal practices, community structure and general health of all people of Indigenous heritage. Originally from Africa, her travels around the world are extensive as she integrates traditional knowledge of herbs, health and wellness with her western education. She received her Master’s of Science from Maryland University of Integrative Health. Olatokunboh is a mother of 3 teens. She continues to learn from her children through challenge and tribulation as she shares her journey of life with them and the human family.

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Date

Jun 09 2019

Time

10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
606 New Leicester Hwy. Suite F Asheville, NC 28806