Ways of Knowing™ Symposium: Exploring Cultural Based Healing Traditions & Practice

Cluster Conversations

“A single conversation across the table with a wise person is worth a month’s study of books.”

Chinese Proverbs

Cluster Conversations are self- generated, self-organized, open-ended, topical conversations among community members.  Cluster Conversations provide an opportunity for community members to convene conversations or workshops that matter.

Topics Offered Included:

Elders and Youth Mentorship for Health & Healing
Susie Bellecourt, Healthy Nations, MN
Larry Long, Elder’s Wisdom; Children’s Song Program, MN
Eric Utne, Utne Institute’s Community Earth Councils & Whole Systems Healing, MN

Shaman Photo Exhibit and Stories, Vance Gellert

Equine Assisted Therapy:  The Role of Animals and Nature in Human Health
Sue Blair, Carpie Diem Farms, NC
Maureen MacNamara, Institute for Human-Animal Connections, UofDenver, CO
Tanya Welsch, Minnesota Linking Individuals, Nature and Critters, MN

Thought Field Therapy, EMDR or Emotional Freedom Technique, Lorrie Eaton

Contemplative Practices, John Miller

How Do We Make Room for Culturally Based Healers in PhD Programs in Alternative/Complementary Care? Craig Hassel

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