October 28, 2023
The Bemidji Public Library Presents
Ojibwe with Miinanikwe Medicines
Making Traditional Teas, Salves, and Syrups With Megan Lhotka
The Bemidji Public Library is proud to announce an opportunity for the community to immerse themselves in the cultural heritage of the Ojibwe people. Join us on Saturday, October 28, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., at the Bemidji Public Library located at 509 America Avenue, Bemidji, for a captivating workshop led by Megan Lhotka, a renowned teacher, translator, and facilitator from the White Earth Nation.
In this free and immersive event, participants will explore the world of Minnesota plants and herbs through an Ojibwe lense. Join Megan Lhotka, a descendant of the White Earth Nation and an advocate for indigenous perspectives, as she guides participants through the significance of Asema in foraging and gathering practices while learning to make traditional teas, salves, and syrups using locally-sourced ingredients at this free presentation, Saturday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m at the library.
Attendance is limited to fifty participants, register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the library at 218.751.3963.
The Bemidji Public Library is committed to providing the community with valuable resources and services. The library is open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Thursday and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. It offers a wide range of services, including WIFI, fax, printing, copying, and a legal kiosk. This program and many others are made possible through the generosity of the Minnesota Legacy Amendment.