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Indigenous Plants + Connections (In-person)

In this one-hour program, students are introduced to contemporary and historical Indigenous uses of selected plants on MOA’s grounds. In small groups, students find, identify and answer questions about plant species and share their findings with the class. Students explore methods for using plants for food, medicine, dyes and belongings based on Indigenous knowledge. Hands-on engagement with belongings from the teaching collection helps students understand how they are created and used. The goal of the program is to encourage discussions about sustainability, stewardship and our shared responsibilities by learning about the cultural significance of plants and incorporating Indigenous perspectives.

To book this program, please submit a booking request.