SKHC Calendar 2017

Tobacco/Asemaa Creator gave us this medicine so that we would always have a way to communicate spiritually. One of the four medicines, asemaa sits in the East and is used for communication with the Creator, ancestors and spirit world. It is smoked ceremonially and is given as an offering when asking for advice or help from an Elder/Knowledge Keeper. It is also offered to plants and animals prior to harvesting them and again after placing their remains back to Creation. Teaching words Purifying the water/ Cleaning the water Bbaa-biinjige nmabine/ Biintoon nbiish Medicine Tobacco Asemaa may May 8-14: National Mental Health Week May 19-25: Aboriginal Awareness Week May 9-15: Nursing Week May 31: World No Tobacco Day