SKHC Calendar 2017

Sweet Flag/Wiikenh Semi-aquatic and growing upright between 30 centimeters and 1.2 meters, Sweet Flag resembles small cattails with a brown stalk sticking out from the side of the plant. It is found in wetlands and on swampy lakeshores. Sweet Flag is good for colds and sore throats, and treats lung and respiratory problems. It is also a blood cleanser. Used in tonics and teas, it is also a digestive aid. (Note: Do not use while pregnant.) Teaching words All Souls Day/ Thanksgiving Day Tasenhwang/ Miigwech’e Giizhgad Medicine Sweet Flag Wiikenh october Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 10: World Mental Health Day October 16: World Food Day