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Anishinaabe Medicinal Teachings with Joe Pitawanakwat

Anishinaabe Initiatives partnered with Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students Association (SASA) and Shingwauk Kinoomage Gamig (SKG) and we are pleased to introduce our Mskwoodweashk (Sage) Series Part 2: Taking Care of our Spirit, Mind, Body and Emotion.

Anishinaabe Medicinal Teachings with Joe Pitawanakwat from Creators Garden

Date: Thursday October 21st 2021
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm EST

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Meeting ID: 834 8021 1144
Passcode: 549804

Joseph Pitawanakwat
I am a 28 year old Ojibway from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian
Territory on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. I am married with one
daughter. I am an educator who specializes in plant-based
medicine. I have been learning all my life but, intensively for the
past 7 years and educating for the past 4 years. My information has
reached 40 countries and is translated in over 25 different
languages and has changed the way everyone from mothers to
doctors and researchers to teachers think about and even practice
I am the Founder & Director of Creators Garden, a 365 days-ayear, indigenous outdoor-education based business. I focus on
plant identification, sustainable harvesting, and teaching every one
of their linguistic, historical, cultural, edible, ecological and
medicinal significance through experience. I have introduced to
academia the legitimization of an ancient interpretive technique called “The Doctrine of Signatures”
which is a focus of all teachings I deliver, and the premise of my upcoming book. I have developed
curriculum and am continuously lecturing in 20 Universities and 12 colleges in Canada and the United
My lecture series and intensive transformative programming is easily adaptable to make appropriate and
successfully delivered to a great cross section of organizations. Some include health centers, symposiums,
treatment centers, homes, conferences, chief and councils, public schools, immersion schools,
environmental assessment teams, Universities and Colleges, and various committees across Canada.
I am currently a Masters Student in the MES program at York University, but have learned from
hundreds of traditional knowledge holders over the past 7 years gleaning everything and uniquely
blending it with western knowledge. I am a community recognized plant-based knowledge holder.
Exhaustively self-studied in a vast array of health sciences including but not limited to; anatomy and
physiology, endocrinology, oncology, epidemiology and biology.

For more information, please send Melissa Agawa an email: [email protected]

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Oct 21 2021


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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