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Della Rice: Indigenous Plant Medicine: Wildcrafting

By April 14, 2018 No Comments

Join us for an intimate weekend of learnig plant medicine and making medicines with Cowichan healer, Della Rice Sylvester.
Della (Rice) Sylvester is a First Nations’ Medicine woman and healer, cultural keeper, singer, ethnobotonist, & workshop trainer of the Cowichan peoples on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. At an early age, Della was trained on ethical uses and practices with plant relations from her aunties and grandmothers.
Engaged deeply in traditional way of knowing, Della has vast knowledge of Pacific Northwest plants and their medicinal uses and is familiar with plant identification, stories associated with each, cultural protocols, how to make salves/medicine.
Della is a dynamic presenter and infuses both Indigenous knowledge systems with western knowledge systems.

The $250 workshop cost includes: camping; healthy; meals; plant teachings; and medicine making supplies. There will be opportunities to engage in traditional ways of working with the plants of the northwest coast. This will be a learning and healing weekend.

Dates for 2018 will be: April 14-15; May 26-27; July 21-22; August 11-12; September 22-23. If you would like to register, please email me at

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