This series of six FREE webinars will feature a tribally-specific window into the practical, cultural, ecological, medicinal, and/or ceremonial importance of Montana’s native plant species. Each session, presented by a tribal expert in ethnobotany, will cover how to respectfully integrate knowledge learned about ethnobotany into your instruction.
Earn renewal units (2 per session or 12 for all 6 sessions)
Webinars will be held on the first Tuesday of the month, October through March, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
#1 – October 5, 2021: Rosalyn LaPier (Blackfeet/Métis) – What is Ethnobotany? And why is it important?
#2 – November 2, 2021: Rose Bear Don’t Walk (Crow/Bitterroot Salish/Lone Pine Shoshone Paiute) – Traditional Foodways and Holistic Health
#3 – December 7 , 2021: Marissa Spang (Northern Cheyenne/Crow) – Living in Relations: How to Practice Plant Knowledge
#4 – January 4, 2022: Annie Sorrell (Salish) and Loga (Turtle) Fixico (Blackfeet/Bitterroot Salish/Nez Perce/Dakota/Haudenosaunee) – Ethnobotany, TEK, and Science
#5 – February 1, 2022: Reyna Monteau (Nakoda) – Common uses of Medicinal Plants and Foods for Health and Wellness
#6 – March 1, 2022: Shane Sangrey (Cree) – Cree Knowledge of the Plants of Rocky Boys Reservation
How to Register: Visit the registration form