Back to Belonging - Ancestors & Allyship - Weekend Intensive

Back to Belonging - Ancestors & Allyship - Weekend Intensive

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$0 – $621.99

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Duncan BC

Gibbins Rd

Duncan BC, BC V9L 1E5

Canada

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Together we will be feeling into the meeting place of relationship to belonging & the impacts of whiteness ~

About this event

** This is not a free event even though Eventbrite formatting says $Free-$600 ~ Inviting you take advantage of this in depth event description or just scroll down to the section called {{{ • Reciprocity • }}} so you can move forward in a clear & informed way ~

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{ { { • Opening Words of Acknowledgement • } } }

Giving Thanks for the guidance in your heart that has lead you to this moment ~ Giving thanks & acknowledgement to the First Peoples whose Indigenous territory this will be taking place on, where ever you might be ~ Breathing deep in this moment into a place of honor & gratitude for the Elders, Matriarchs, Chiefs, Knowledge Keepers, Land Defenders, Truth Speakers, the Crafters & Makers, the Helpers & Givers, for the survivors of genocide & for the Youth who are the future who make up their Nation of Indigenous Peoples whose Home-Territory this event will be taking place on ~ Honoring the place where the mountains meet the ocean, the rains that keep this coast lush, alive & wildly diverse & for the many, many creatures big & small who call the Indigenous Territory you reside on Home ~

{ { { • Intention • } } }

To feel into the meeting place of relationship to belonging & the trauma origins of whiteness & understand more how this impacts being on stolen Indigenous land ~

{ { { • The Heart Of It • } } }

{ • From The Indigenous Facilitator • }

We come together to hear one another in deep & heart’filled ways & to gaze upon this place where our Ancestries meet ~ At the heart of it is a desire to understand more about how your relationship to your Ancestors affects your relationship to residing on stolen Indigenous land ~ At the heart of it is a desire to offer guidance & insight in relation to “whiteness” so you feel empowered with the tools to unpack this from the roots up ~

{ { { • Five Grounding Points of Clarity • } } }

On This Shared Path of Indigenous Right Relationship Making:

( • 1 • ) You belong to your Ancestors & the unending timeless lineage of loved ones who brought you into existence ~ Let’s feel into what’s needed to deepen into this & breathe life into the places where they live in you ~

( • 2 • ) You benefit from the countless sacrifices of your Indigenous Hosts, it’s not your fault but it’s your responsibility to learn how & show up in the impact ~ Let’s learn together what it means to put your privilege to right use in recognition of this ~

( • 3 • ) We belong closer & vulnerability is earned ~ Let’s lean into the hard to see places & reveal the tender truths that will bring our hearts near one another ~

( • 4 • ) It's not possible to engage in meaningful change without the risk of being uncomfortable ~ Let's be curious together in the discovery of wholesome discomfort ~

( • 5 • ) We’ve been brought together for reasons that are bigger than us, there are unspoken truths living through you, awaiting your full hearted arrival ~

{ { { • The Lay Of The Land of This Offering • } } }

• We will be spending about half the time coming to clarity on the topic of relationship to Ancestry & the other half unpacking all things related to “whiteness”

• We will be utilizing experiential connection as well as big & small group discussion accompanied with integration worksheets

• We’ll end our time together with a deep hard look at what “Right Use of Privilege” is & what this means for you and your Practice of Allyship

{ { { • A Glance of What We’ll Be Delving Into • } } }

• What it means to belong to a lineage & have Ancestors

• How your relationship to belonging effects your relationship to being on stolen Indigenous land

• What the trauma origins of whiteness are & how to have a more grounded relationship to this

• What right use of privilege is & how to apply this to your Practice of Allyship to Indigenous People

{ { { • This Is For You If • } } }

( may include but is not limited to )

• You want to connect with your Ancestry & feel at loss of where to start

• You’re someone who ponders the concept of belonging & what it means to be on stolen Indigenous land

• You recognize existence of lineage trauma but aren’t sure how to interact with this

• You identify as “white” or feel you’ve taken on “white cultural conditioning” & want to understand more about this

• You feel isolated & sometimes overwhelmed in your experience of trying to deconstruct your own whiteness

• You’ve feel limited in your ability to forward in your Practice of Allyship to Indigenous People & want to do so in a respectful & appropriate way

{ { { • Overview Breakdown • } } }

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Friday, November 25th, 7pm-9pm // 2hrs

Theme: Preparing For The Journey

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{{ • Evening Session • }}

• • • Opening Ceremony • • •

• “Land Based Introductions” with Name Tags

• “Full Hearted Arrival - Four Heart Deepening Questions”

• Practicing Ally Pod Formation

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Saturday, November 27th, 10:00am-8:00pm // 8hrs

Theme: Getting All The Way To The Heart Of It

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{{ • Morning Session • }}

• You Have Ancestors That Miss You - Guided Journey

• How To Have Ancestors - Connection Practice

• Practicing Ally Pod Check Ins

{{ • Afternoon Session • }}

• 7 Generation Journey - How We Got To Be Here

• Back To Belonging - Heart to Heart with Ancestors

• Coming Home Statement Creation

• Practicing Ally Pod Check Ins

{{ • Evening Session • }}

• Unpacking Your Own Whiteness

• Being White Is A Cultural Concept

• The Anatomy of Settler Guilt Syndrome

• Wall of Shame // Bridge of Hope

• Trauma Origins of Whiteness Venn-Diagram

• Practicing Ally Pod Check Ins

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Sunday, November 27th, 12:00pm - 5:00pm //5hrs

Theme: Accountability in Action

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{{ • Afternoon Session • }}

• Unpacking Whiteness Outline Plan Creation

• Practicing Ally Pod / Accountability Agreements

• Relationship Building On Stolen Indigenous Land

• The Heart of Right Use of Privilege

• Right Use of Privilege Statement Creation

• • • Closing Ceremony • • •

{ { { • Blessed Requests • } } }

• Full Hearted, Full 2.5 Day Commitment

• To Be Free of Alcohol For 4 Days Prior

• Arrive 15 minutes prior to our scheduled start time

{ { { • Reciprocity • } } }

The total fee for this Intensive is being offered on a sliding scale basis of $300-$600

This cost includes:

  • An in depth, heart’filled Intake Process, designed with care & consideration
  • A total of 16 hours of in-person facilitation
  • A folder full of the worksheet booklets used to uphold this awareness building work for your own personal use
  • 2 optional 45 minute group Zoom sessions in the month leading up to event, lightly facilitated introduction to what’s being offered
  • 60 minute “One on One - Heart to Heart” phone call session anytime within 6 months of full payment

•• We are accepting the first 15 participants who complete in full the 3 step Registration Process ~

{ { { • Registration Process • } } }

( • 1 • ) Send "Intake Form Request" to Prompt registration process

You do this by selecting the "Intake Form Request" ticket option & allow for 1-3 days for a response. You'll be sent the "2 Part - Heart to Heart Intake Questions" ~ These questions are intended to lay the foundation for our experience, as well as arrive us all in an already shared field of energetic connection ~

** The cut off date for request this is Friday, November 11th at 8pm ~

( • 2 • ) Complete "2 Part - Heart to Heart - Intake Questions"

Your spot in this Intensive will not be formally confirmed until these Intake Questions are complete ~ These get a sense of what your current relationship is to Indigenous Peoples, to your Ancestry, the concept of Belonging & the concept of “whiteness” as well as initiate the building of the energetic foundation for this experience ~ They also cover some very basic things that are important to be aware of that matter greatly to Indigenous People & serve to be fundamental in the building of our healing relationship ~

( • 3 • ) Select Sliding Scale Option 1, 2, 3 or 4

You will receive the exact same everything regardless of which of the 3 options you select, choose based on what is feasible for you at this time ~ Payment will not be formally accepted until you complete the { Heart to Heart Intake Questions } ~ Regardless of which sliding scale payment option you choose, $150 of this payment is non-refundable / non-transferable after the cut off date of Friday, November 11th at 8pm ~ The remainder is non-refundable / non-transferable after the cut off date of Friday, November 18th at 8pm ~

** The Deadline For Competing steps (•2•) and (•3•) is Friday, November 11th at 8pm ~

{ { { • Down To Earth Logistics • } } }

{ • Location • }

A gorgeous 30 ft yurt on a little property in the place they decided to call "Duncan", surrounded by gardens, chickens & big trees, a well loved piece of land, tended to with care & compassion over the years.

{ • Food • }

Light snacks & beverages provided, with covid safe precautions.

{ • Accommodation • }

Folks would need to find accommodation for Friday & Saturday night in or around Duncan.

{ • Covid Home Rapid Test • }

Its required that you take this home test the morning of our first day together or before you depart your home to travel to the event location ~In case there is a positive testing, here is the monetary protocol in place to honor this:

⇨ $150 of the non-refundable deposit will stay this way.

⇨ The rest can go towards the offering package of a “Back to Belonging - Ancestors & Allyship” Workbook of everything you’d be getting during the in-person experience + 3 One on One - Heart to Heart - 90 minute Sessions with me in the next 3 - 6 months.

** This ⇧ would be available to you regardless of what sliding scale option you selected **

{ { { • About The Facilitator • } } }

Pulxaneeks (Pul-ha-neeks) is from the Eagle Clan of the Xanuksiala First Nation with Nuchanulth and Lummi Ancestry.

Her path of being a group facilitator, program designer & event producer was sparked 24 years ago & has been applied in a wide diversity of ways throughout her life.

Her background includes cultural based youth outreach with First Nations youth who are considered ‘high risk’, community building event production, Elder Care & Child Care. ​

Pulxaneeks was raised both in the Indigenous village she was born to as well as in & among the colonial construct of mainstream "Canadian" society. The work she offers of Indigenous Awareness Building comes from the unique understanding that has come from being exposed to both cultures.

Pulxaneeks is a living, loving result of the coastal Indigenous village that raised her & all that survived in the lineage she was born to. She holds her hands up & honours the Elders, Mentors & huge family whose love she is a living result of & the Ancestors whose strength & resilience is flowing through her veins.

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{{ • 2 Key Supporter People T.B.A. • }}

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“The truth is, regardless of who you and where you're from, our Ancestors have been through a lot ~ There are many things that tried to obliterate all forms of goodness & you are living, loving proof that it didn't work” - Pulxaneeks

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"In this experience of being Indigenous, i have a responsibility to contribute the journey of reparations we're undergoing as a people, to do my part, to stay in my heart & go where it leads, one truth at a time. By receiving what i offer, you're getting a front row seat in the healing journey i was born into, where i'm bringing you with me & showing you the many heart'filled & power'filled discoveries along the way. We come together in recognition of the countless sacrifices made by our Indigenous Hosts so that we may live in the privilege we do today."

Pulxaneeks - Eagle Clan - Xanuksiala First Nation

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