EVENTS

Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.

2023 Native Book Discussion Series: Becoming Kin (Zoom)

Through six books over twelve months, this book discussion series is an invitation to deeply engage with wisdom, pain, challenge, tragedy, beauty, history, land, and much more through the words of Native women. The first book is Patty Krawec's, "Becoming Kin."

REGISTER $10.00 – $50.00

Wild Hearts: A Celtic Cosmology (Zoom)

At the heart of a Celtic cosmology is a deep knowing of our interconnection with nature as sacred relationship. That the human and other-than-human are intertwined, morphing and shapeshifting. That death is not the end, but is simply part of life in different form.

REGISTER $10.00

Canvas Painting: Bird Silhouette (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Sarah Barnes will guide you step-by-step in how to paint on canvas. All supplies will be provided. Bring along your family and friends for an enjoyable and creative morning!

REGISTER $35.00

Forest Ecology Walk (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Birds, bugs, and beauty galore! Find all this and more at the Mound this winter season. Come join us to hike and learn all about forest ecology in our little slice of the Driftless.

REGISTER $10.00

Black Land Matters (Zoom)

At this crucial racial moment it is important that all of us grapple with the connections between history, racism, land, food, Black-led agrarian projects, and possibilities for reparations.

REGISTER $10.00

Ho-Chunk Through Story (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Join us as we welcome Andi Cloud, Ho-Chunk Nation tribal member and storyteller. Andi will share the Ho-Chunk culture with stories from life and from centuries of oratory tradition. We will gather outdoors around the fire.

REGISTER $20.00

Wheel of Time: Seasonal Festivals, Community Life & Personal Growth (Zoom)

Join us for a conversation between Thoreau College director Jacob Hundt and Sinsinawa Mound’s Eric Anglada for a wide-ranging conversation that will cover seasonal observances from different faith perspectives, possibilities for creating learning opportunities around the wheel of the year, and different practices for creating community and alternative education, and more! 

REGISTER $10.00

A History of Common Vegetables (Zoom)

Have you ever looked at a potato and wondered how such a humble spud made its way into cuisine around the world? Join us and learn all about where your food really comes from and how humans domesticated and distributed some of the most common vegetables we consume today.

REGISTER $10.00

An Evening With the Poetry of Mary Oliver (Zoom)

Mary Oliver, probably the most popular American poet of the last 25 years, explores through her poetry the natural and spiritual worlds in ways that amaze, puzzle, engage, and intrigue her readers. Join us for a lively conversation around a diverse group of her poems!

REGISTER $10.00

Journaling: The Journey Inward (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Our unconscious is like the bulk of a huge iceberg whose small tip is all we see. Ever want to go deeper? Journaling is a good way. Whether it is new to you or a continuation of past practice, come and share the experience with us!

REGISTER $25.00

Wild Church: Spring Equinox (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Fire and song, ritual and community, prayer and quiet: this inclusive, outdoor gathering is centered on honoring this day of equal light and dark - the sacred time of Spring Equinox on the sacred land of Sinsinawa Mound.

Back By Popular Demand! Women of the Bible (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Women of the Bible is a dramatic presentation told through the many diverse voices of women for the Old and New Testaments. Anita Gutschick reaches across the ages to vividly portray biblical women.

REGISTER $25.00

Glass Art Class: Garden Stakes (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Get ready for a beautiful garden this summer. Students will make 3 garden stakes out of glass which will be attached to a metal stake for indoor or outdoor use.

REGISTER $80.00

Glass Art Class: Soap Dish (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Design your own coordinating floral soap dish and wall hanging using a paint and frit technique. Choose a floral design or be creative and make a design of your own.

REGISTER $80.00

From Nowhere to Now Here (Zoom)

Have you ever apologized because your mind or your heart was ‘somewhere else’ than where your body was at the time? When we’re pulled in many directions, we can feel like we’re in the ‘middle of nowhere’.

REGISTER $20.00

Native Book Discussion: Solar Storms: A Novel (Zoom)

Pulitzer Prize finalist Linda Hogan tells the moving  story of a troubled Native American girl coming of age in the foster system in Oklahoma, who decides to reunite with her family —a stunning island town that lies at the border of Canada and Minnesota—where she finds that their sacred land is threatened.

REGISTER $10.00

Sinsinawa Mound Center

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824
608-748-4411

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