Intermediate Plant Medicine Class
This intermediate course will explore the traditional and medicinal uses of common plants in the upper midwest.
For thousands of years Indigenous people survived off the land. In the last 100 years many of the Traditional Plant medicine knowledge has been lost due to genocide, loss of culture and boarding schools. Megan L. Schnitker has been researching for 14+ years on Tradition Plant Medicine and wild Edibles their common uses, traditional uses, and modern applications for sustainable living.
This level 2 class will cover and additional 15 plants in the same manner.
Expectations and Goals
The goal of this class is to bring basic awareness of the use of plants through story and education. The class is a beginning level class that will have 15 plants to begin to cover, this class will not leave you an expert in these plants but give you a basic guide to begin learning about them. It is recommended to take this class more than once. It is recommended to bring a notebook book and pen for notes, and questions are welcome.
1. Additional 15 Plants to Identify
2. Advanced Plants and uses
3. First Aid plants
4. More Common backyard edibles
5. Time for Questions and Answers
Instructor will provide a PowerPoint presentation with common names, scientific names, and if possible Lakota Names.
Participants are responsible for their own notebooks and writing utensils
Traditional Medicines Class Beginner Plant Guide – Updated Versions for Purchase
MUST have participated in Traditional Medicines Class a minimum of twice prior to taking level 2.
ALL Attendees must read Living Earth Center's Liability Waiver and agree to all terms and conditions.