valarie King

Knowledge Keeper, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation
Participates in 1 Session

Edebwed Ogichidaa Kwe-She who speaks the Truth Warrior woman leader. Mkwaa dodem. New Credit doonjibaa. Her English name is Valarie King. She has lived on Mississaugas of the Credit all of her life. She has been a skaabayis (helper) in the community and off reserve in various employment and volunteer or grass root positions. For the last 30 years, she strived to bring the sacred bundles of traditional teachings back to the people. Ceremonies and rites of passages such as Grandmother moon ceremonies, fastings, traditional teachings workshops, drumming, singing, and feasts. She has been working with the Traditional medicines and will be soon opening Dancing Moon Holistic centre offering traditional programs for healing and herbal products. She has 7 children and 7 grandchildren whom all sing and do traditional dancing around the big drum and hand drum. She does activism work for families of missing and murdered Aboriginal women, for the sacred water. She currently works at Juddah's place as the holistic counsellor working collaboratively with a doctor and herbalist for the people's healing. She is a Chartered Herbalist, completed her ECE, Bachelor Arts in Health and Women Studies and A minor in Indigenous Studies. She completed her Masters in Indigenous Social Work.

Sessions in which valarie King participates

Wednesday May 15, 2019

11:00 AM
11:00 AM