Learn about plant identification, enjoy nature and meet up with the Colour the Trails community!
This event will take place on the ancestral home of the Blackfoot Confederacy including Kainai, Piikani, Siksika; and the traditional territory of Tsuut’ina and Stoney Nakoda First Nations.
Open to the entire family
Enjoy a leisurely walk to identify local plants from an indigenous perspective. Learn how plants of the Rocky Mountains are used for food & medicine by Alberta’s Metis communities, with stories from a Metis herbalist. The gentle pace of this tour is suitable for most participants & their families. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
The program will take place at Tunnel Mountain Village I (campsite) and surrounding area. There is parking for bikes and vehicles by the campground theatre as well as transit access.
Due to limited spots, we ask our allies to please let BIPOC folks register for this event. Thank you!
We’re excited to have Kalyn Kodiak lead this event! Kalyn is a student of Michif Lifeways and modern western medical research regarding phytochemicals. She is a resource on traditional medicines to the Metis communities of Southern Alberta, and aen aapikayahk sayncheur flayshii (Metis sash weaver).
Colour the Trails is committed to creating a welcoming space for LGBTQIA2S+ individuals. Participants and organizers will introduce ourselves using our preferred pronouns at the start of each event to ensure participants are all feeling welcome and seen. Please ensure that you use other participants’ preferred pronouns. Thank you in advance for making CTT a welcoming community!
If you are feeling any flu-like symptoms or symptoms associated to COVID-19, have had COVID-19 in the past 14 days, have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with Covid-19 or have been told to isolate by Public Health before the event, please let us know and stay home.
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By purchasing a ticket you grant permission for Colour the Trails and sponsors to use any portion of the photos or videos from this event that have been taken by Colour the Trails videographers and photographers for the purpose of sharing experiences with the community and encouraging future participation in events which can include but is not limited to, print or digital versions, social media and websites without any more compensation or recognition given. Colour the Trails will not use the photographs in a manner that would exploit or cause malicious representation toward you.
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