Mkomosé (Dr. Andrew Judge) is coordinator of Indigenous Studies at Conestoga College, sessional Lecturer at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, and former visiting professor at the Center for Engaged Learning Abroad in Cayo District, Belize. He specializes in traditional Indigenous knowledge, ethno-medicine, and land based learning. Mkomosé regularly works with Elders to support conscious awakening to respond to the current state of society. Mkomosé is an initiated Mayan day keeper and regularly participates in the ancient ceremonial practices of his Anishinaabeg ancestors. In 2018 Andrew founded Minjimendan (In a state of remembering) an Indigenous foods garden dedicated to restoring the vitality of Earth.

Synopsis:

What does it mean to be human being? Do you remember? Anishinaabeg cosmology teachers us that humans to have original instructions. Instructions for moving on our mother earth in a sacred way that honours all relations. In this presentation Mkomosé shares a summary of a decade of learning with Healers, ceremonial leaders, and spirit plant medicines throughout the Americas, join him and let us remember together.

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