SKHC Calendar 2017

Sage/ Mshkodewashk One of four main medicines, sage sits in the West direction. Used for cleansing smudge, it clears away heaviness and brings about wellbeing. High in vitamins and minerals, sage has been used as a tea to relieve colds and fevers. Salves made with sage are used to treat eczema, sores and body odor. Teaching words Harvesting time/ Preserving time Maajii-zgaknigeng/ Baashkminsigeng Medicine Sage Mshkodewashk august August 1-7: World Breastfeeding Week August 12: International Youth Day