Sober for October: Traditional Medicines and Wellness from Squamish Nation – FNHA

Oct 18, 2023

If we look at our wellness journ​eys as First Nations people, they often incorporate our communities, teachings and culture. We draw in good medicine from each of the four corners: plants and medicines, people, the animals and the Creator.

Senaqwila and Cease share their teachings with others about the special healing properties the plants around us have. Whether in a rural or urban community, there is good​​ medicine everywhere.

Senaqwila talks about the different medicines such as rosehips, dandelions, hibiscus flowers a​nd hawthorn that can be made into different teas and tinctures to support our wholistic wellness. She also reminds us that even if you do not live on your traditional territory, you can still find some of these medicines and ingredients in health food stores. There are many ways to nurture your spirit or walk this journey as a First Nations person.

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