SKHC Calendar 2017

Teaching words Valentine’s Day Odeh/Zaagidwin giizhgad Medicine Bear Root Osha/Makwa jiibik February National Heart Month February 4: World Cancer Day Bear Root/Osha/ Makwa jiibik Bear root is commonly found in moist rich soil. This tall plant with small white or pinkish flowers and narrow pointed leaves is traditionally used to treat sore throats, colds and coughs. High in vitamins A and c, it can be used as a tonic or put in smudge to treat asthma.