2022 VIHG Workshops

The Medicinal Use of Alcohol: What is in the menstruum?

There was a time when all Al-kuhl (which means “BODY-EATING SPIRIT” and is the origin of the term “ghoul”) contained within it, plant and mushroom medicines. That’s right! Since their inception, spirits have carried the essences of medicinal herbs for the purpose of administration to those that require specific herbal actions in a concentrated manner. Alcohol is a technology that has allowed humans to capture the spirit of anything and everything, including themselves. In this exploration, we investigate the history, various uses, composition, and medicinal properties of what has now become a problematic substance for our species. Why we stopped infusing the menstruum with herbs and started drinking it, is a topic of conjecture but one we will enjoy exploring regardless.

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Registration

12:00 pm

Elixir & Tea Bar Opens

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Opening Circle & Orientation

Colleen Emery Colleen Emery
Yarrow Willard Yarrow Willard
Chanchal Cabrera Chanchal Cabrera
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Tent 2
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Demonstration
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Herb Walk
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Circle
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Tent 1
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Tent 2
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Demonstration
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Herb Walk

Herb Walk for Digestive Issues

Terry Willard ClH, PhD Terry Willard ClH, PhD
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Circle

Yoga

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dinner

7:15 pm - 7:40 pm

Entertainment

7:45 pm - 8:30 pm

Keynote Speaker

Della (Rice) Sylvester | Huyamise' Della (Rice) Sylvester | Huyamise'
8:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Sacred dance performance, musical entertainment

9:15 pm - 12:00 pm

Bonfire, Music, Stories & Making Merry

11:00 pm

Moonlight Labyrinth Ceremony

  • Date : June 10, 2022 - June 10, 2022
  • Time : 04:15 pm - 05:45 pm (America/Vancouver)
  • Venue : Tent 1

Organizers

Dane Wild

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Störii Wild

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Sarah West

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Della (Rice) Sylvester | Huyamise’

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Colleen Emery

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Beverley Gray

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Yarrow Willard

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Dr. Jacqui Wilkins

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Dr. Glen Nagel

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Tony Oakworth

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Alexandra Luppold

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Krista Dawn Poulton

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Patrick Kooyman

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Terry Willard ClH, PhD

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Angela Bewick

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David Knox

Josh Sarvis & Kelly Dunn

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Chanchal Cabrera

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Penelope Beaudrow

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Malcolm Saunders

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Angela Willard

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Kalyn Kodiak

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