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2 O'clock Talk: Traditional Medicine in a Modern World

Mar 3rd, 2019

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presentation rescheduled due to extreme cold weather on February 3, 2019.

2 O'clock Talk: Traditional Medicine in a Modern World

Join Brenda Holder, traditional Métis guide from the Kwarakwante of Jasper, for this presentation on teachings of traditional medicine.

Interested in Brenda's work? Click here for details on the Traditional Medicines with Brenda Holder MAGsampler running 5:30-7:30 pm, March 3rd (18+, registration required. Workshop has also been rescheduled)

brenda Holder

About Brenda:

Brenda was born and raised in the Rockies in Jasper National Park and has spent a vast amount of time trekking from valley to valley. She is pleased to follow her lineage as a traditional Métis guide from the Kwarakwante of Jasper.

Brenda is a Professional Interpretive guide and is an active advocate of Indigenous Tourism.

She is a past member of the Métis Women’s Economic Security Council for the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. In addition, she is a board member for the Interpretive Guides Association and represents Aboriginal Interpretive Guides. She is the Chair for the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada representing Alberta and she is also the Chair for the newly formed Indigenous Tourism Alberta.

Brenda has been the recipient of several prestigious awards for her work in using her company both in the entrepreneurial spirit and in educating the public about Métis culture.

Brenda is most often found guiding clients into the beautiful forests of the Rockies, sharing the teachings passed down from her parents and grandparents. She has a passion for the plant medicines found in abundance in our local forests and has a love for sharing the wonders of the plants!

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