Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.
One of the most revered novelists of our time - a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life - Louise Erdrich transports readers to Ojibwe territory in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice. and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.
REGISTRATION IS FULL. This nearly 9,000 acre reserve is co-managed by the Ho-Chunk nation and is a fascinating and unique site in this region. William "Naawacekgize" Quackenbush, member of the Deer Clan and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Ho-Chunk nation, will offer a tour, covering the past, present, and future of the Ho-Chunk on this sacred land.
Eric Anglada and Beth Piggush introduce Pope Francis' brand new letter that's being called "Laudato Si' 2.0" and will be released on October 4th, as well as delve more deeply into Pope Francis' profound call for an 'ecological conversion' in his 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home.
Of all those named by the Roman Catholic Church as doctors, only four are women. Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila and Theresa of Lisieux. Each has a remarkable story that will open up new spiritual dimensions for you. This program will be offered via Zoom and in person.
We'll join together in a circle of learning and support around these questions: How and why do our ancestors come to us? How do we honor them? How are we sustained in the ongoing work of whole-making?
As people embark on a journey of self-discovery, they often reach these "in-between" places. Their old understandings of reality don't work anymore; yet the journey forward can feel lonely as they leave a place that felt like home.
An Integral Approach to Spiritual Development can offer guidance during these challenging times of transformation.
This talk reorients our understanding of the mid-continent as an Indigenous heartland. Focusing on the land of the modern corn belt, the former tallgrass prairies, Bob Morrissey explains what made this place so special in the pre-settler past.
In this adventurous day workshop we will learn to recognize and follow the tracks of local wildlife, make a warm fire, cook food, learn of shelter, wayfinding and safety in the outdoors, find and utilize wild foods of fall (including plant and tree identification), learn about proper gear and clothing for comfort in the cold, and more!
This presentation explores how a large portion of the Ho-Chunk people defied and defeated the plan of settlers and the U.S. government to expel them from their homeland during the 19th century.
In this wide-ranging interview with Native rights advocate and environmental activist Julie Dye (Potawatomi) we'll delve into topics such as the truth of Thanksgiving, the recent repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery, cultural appropriation, racist mascots and place names, and the past, present, and future of the Potawatomi.
This prophetic book reframes the colonization of North America, investigating ways that the Doctrine of Discovery continues to devastate indigenous cultures, and even the planet itself, as it justifies exploitation of both natural resources and people.
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.