Traditional Services

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    When:
    March 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    2020-03-13T10:00:00-04:00
    2020-03-13T16:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Anishinaabe Initiatives
    1520 Queen St E
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2G5
    Canada
    Contact:

    We are inviting AU students to make an appointment to see our Traditional Healing Elder from 10:00am – 4:00pm on Friday March 13, 2020.

    Gerard Sagassige is from Curve Lake First Nation with family connections to Serpent River. He has been assisting with healing work for over 20 years. He is a Midewiwin Lodge Member and has worked with many teachers through this travels.

    Gerard is a traditional bundle carrier and some of the work he does includes conducting ceremonies. examples of his work include: sweat lodge, cleansing, wiping of the tears, mourning/grief, and cultural ceremonies including life ceremonies such as birth naming, puberty, partnership (wedding) and passing over.

    Protocols:
    -Tobacco
    -Abstain from alcohol/drugs for 4 days prior to visit
    -Women on “moontime” can be seen 2 days after moontime ends

    To make an appointment, please contact Melissa at melissa.agawa@algomau.ca
    (limited space available)

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