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SOLD OUT – Indigenous Allyship Training – Weekend Intensive

Apr 19, 2019
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Opening Words of Prayer & Acknowledgement

Giving Thanks for the guidance in your heart that has lead you to consider delving into this Indigenous Allyship Training – Weekend Intensive ~ Giving thanks and acknowledgement to the First Peoples whose traditional territory this will be taking place on, the Indigenous Land of The Esquimalt First Peoples ~You considering taking part in this has already impacted you ~ Creating a space in this moment to honor how ~

Intention 

To delve deeper into this practice of Indigenous Right Relationship building from the roots up ~

 

The Heart Of It 

We’ve each been colonized & this impacts everything ~ I understand this to be the deciding factor that determines the outcomes & informs interactions between our healing Ancestors ~ Life has shaped me in such a way to share understanding about this, in heartfelt, in-depth & empowering ways ~ I hold my hands up to the Elders, Mentors & Village that raised me, to the many Aunties that kept me in my heart & accountable to my emotions, to the Ceremony that gave my spirit a home ~ I was born during a time of tremendous healing with a responsibility to the generations to come ~ I honor the place in your heart that cares deeply for the Indigenous People, I honor the unwitnessed truths in your being that need a place to be ~ This is where we meet ~

 

Together We Will Be Delving Into:

What it means to belong to a lineage ~

How we’ve each been colonized ~

What the long term impact of this is ~

How this affects being in Right Relationship with Indigenous People ~

What’s at the heart of cultural appropriation ~

What is right use of privilege ~

What are some practical skills to use when building connection with Indigenous People ~

 

Four Fundamental Truths To Affirm

On This Shared Path of Indigenous Right Relationship Making:

1.) We’ve come a long way to be here right now, it wasn’t that long ago that our Ancestors couldn’t so much as be in the same room ~ Let’s unpack why & where to go from here ~

2.) In accordance with the teachings of my Elders & Village that raised me, vulnerability is a form of strength ~ Let’s become stronger together ~

3.) We are one anothers strongest resource ~ Let’s learn how to be with one another in the way of healing, feeling, knowing and growing ~ We belong closer ~

4.) You are a messenger of your Ancestors ~ There are unspoken truths living through you, passed on from your lineage ~ Let’s hear one another in deep & power’filled ways ~

 

This Is For You If:

( may include but in no way limited to the following)

You are interested in offering services to Indigenous communities & wish to do so in a knowledgeable & respectful way ~

You currently work with an Indigenous based organization & wish to create a stronger connection ~

You are willing to understand the hurts in your own Ancestry & the long term impact of having been colonized & don’t know how to do this or where to even start ~

You would like to invite the involvement of Indigenous people to your organization, company, gathering, conference or project and wish to do so in a respectful & honoring way ~

You have a desire to understand more about the long term impact of colonization ~

You have taken courses & read books & would like a very real life interaction with someone who’s been through it ~

You are willing to hear the truth of what happened & how it is today ~

 

Agenda

Friday, April 19th, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Theme: Creating The Foundation – Preparing For The Journey >

Opening Ceremony

Introductions / Name Tags

“You Belong To A Lineage” – Drum Journey

The Heart of Why We’re Here

Group Connection & Space Making

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Saturday, April 20th, 10am – 6pm

Theme: Deep Dive – At The Roots Of Our Healing Relationship

“We’ve Each Been Colonized”

“Long Term Impact of Generational Trauma”

“It’s Not If It’s When”

“Indigenous Right Relationship – Things You May Not Realize”

“The Heart of Cultural Appropriation”

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Sunday, April 21st, 10am – 7pm

Theme: Take Action – Practical Skill Building of Allyship

“Where I Stand”

“Land Acknowledgment Practice”

“Being A Peaceful & Effective Advocate”

“Right Use of Privilege”

“Action Based Visioning”

Closing Ceremony

 

Blessed Requests

Full Hearted, Full Weekend Commitment

To Be Free of Alcohol For 4 Days Prior

 

Registration Process

You Are Asked To Have The Registration Process Completed By Friday April 5th ~

Intake Questions

These Are 5 Questions Intended To Get A Sense Of What Your Current Relationship Is To Indigenous Peoples As Well As Initiate The Building Of The Energetic Foundation For This Experience ~

Base Level Awareness Prep Questions

These Are Some Very Basic Things That Are Important To Be Aware Of That Matter Greatly To Indigenous People & Fundamental In The Building Of Our Healing Relationship ~

—> COMPLETION OF BOTH FORMS IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOUR DEPOSIT TO SECURE YOUR SPOT WILL BE ACCEPTED ~

—> REQUIRED COMPLETION 3 DAYS AFTER RECEIVING THE QUESTIONS ~ THEY WILL BE SENT ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS ~

—> INITIATE THIS INTAKE PROCESS BY REQUESTING THESE QUESTION BY CHOOSING THE “FREE TICKET” OPTION CALLED: “Weekend Intensive – Please Send Me The Intake Form – Required Before Deposit Is Accepted”

 

Reciprocity

Sells Out Fast

This Total Fee For This Training Is $300 ~

We Are Accepting 25 Participants For This Training ~ In The Past, These Trainings Have Sold Out Fast With Long Waiting Lists ~

Secure Your Spot

Upon Completion Of The “Intake Questions” As Well As The “Base Level Awareness Questions”, Your $50 Non-Refundable Deposit Will Be Accepted To Secure Your Spot In This Training ~

If You Wish To Pay In Full & Can’t Make It, A Full Refund Of The Remaining $250 Is Available (Not Including Non-Refundable $50 Deposit) If Requested Before March 15th ~

 

Partial Refunds Available

Not Including The Non-Refundable $50 Deposit If Requested By:

Before March 22nd, A Partial Refund Of $200 Is Available ~

Before March 29nd, A Partial Refund Of $150 IIs Available ~

Before April 5th, A Partial Refund Of $125 Is Available ~

Before April 12th, A Partial Refund Of $100 Is Available~

* This Refund Process Has Been Inspired By The Occurrence Of Quite A Few Folks Who Have Backed Out Suuuper Last Minute In Previous Trainings Which At Times Has Be Quite Problematic ~

Scholarship Based In Exchange

With The Intent To Build A Sense of Community of Allyship & There Are Scholarships Based In Exchange Available ~ Scholarships Range From $50, $75 or $100 Fee Reduction ~ If This Interests Your, Request An Application Form At: hearttoheart@indigenousrelationsconsultion.com ~

** Do Note That This Is A Longer Process Than Fully Paying Participants, There Are 9 Relatively Simple Steps Involved, There’s Just A Lot Of Back & Forth That Requires Consistent & Immediate Response ~

 

Preparation & Logistics

Taking Place at: “Mary’s Farm & Sanctuary” 1128 Finlayson Arm Rd, Victoria, BC ~ The Indigenous Land of The Esquimalt First Peoples (( about 25-45 minutes from downtown Victoria ))

Please Bring Your Own Lunch & Plan For Dinner If You’re Coming From Out Of Town ~

Snacks & Beverages Provided ~

(The Kitchen Will Be Off Limits For The Whole Weekend )

Welcoming To Bring A Journal & Your Own Water Bottle ~

Camping

If You’re Coming From Out of Town, You Can Camp In The Camping Area of This Gorgeous 30 acre Farm For An Additional Fee of $25 ~ Please Bring Your Own Camp Gear…Stove, Cooler etc ~

 

About The Facilitator

Pulxaneeks (Pul-ha-neeks) is from the Eagle Clan of the Haisla First Nation with Nuchanulth and Lummi Ancestry. With a background in cultural reclamation based youth outreach, Pulxaneeks is a skilled facilitator and grew up with the Indigenous environmental youth organization called “Rediscovery”. She later went on to work for Rediscovering offering support to at-risk Indigenous youth in various settings such as camps, schools, inner city programming and international cultural exchange. This is where her path of being a group facilitator, program designer and event producer was sparked 19 years ago.

Pulxaneeks was raised both on and off the Indigenous village she was born to and grew up being exposed to both Indigenous and non Indigenous cultures. Her most recent development is based entirely on the unique understanding that has come from being exposed to both cultures and from this came the development of this offering, Indigenous Relations Consultation. She honors the Elders, Mentors and huge family whose love she is a living result of and the Ancestors whose strength and resilience is flowing through her veins.

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“The truth is, regardless of who you and where you’re from, our Ancestors have been through a lot ~ There are many things that tried to obliterate all forms of goodness & you are living, loving proof that it didn’t work”

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Details

Start:
April 19 @ 6:30 pm
End:
April 21 @ 7:00 pm
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Venue

Mary’s Farm & Sanctuary
1128 Finlayson Arm Rd.
Victoria, BC V9B 6H7 Canada
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haisla.ca