Indigenous Workshop - States of Wonder: Storytelling and Nature Connection
Hosted by the Victoria and Islands Branch - Open To All Branches.
Meeting ID: 737 0773 2253
Join us for an interactive, Indigenous, outdoor Zoom workshop at lunchtime! In this session, hazel will guide the group through a creative process to cultivate wonder, practice storytelling, and connect to the land. This will be an opportunity to activate your imagination and take a breather from the day-to-day engagements.
During your time together, hazel (her name is not capitalized) will invite you to go outside, find wild places, open your senses to the natural world, and share stories.
Supplies you will need: your phone with Zoom already downloaded and a good internet connection, your curiosity, a piece of string 1 to 2 feet long, and seven little sticks
BCIA is not responsible for any technical issues during this event. It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure connectivity is strong and secure.
PD Hours: This event counts as 1 PDH for Continuing Education - Informal General Professional Learning. It does NOT count as required Indigenous training hours.
No charge but pre-registration is required, please complete the form below (after log-in). Be sure to complete the two-step registration process.
A link with log-in details will be emailed to you one or two days before the scheduled online workshop.
Biography: hazel bell-koski (her name is not capitalized) is a multidisciplinary artist, creative facilitator, and storyteller. She is a two-spirited woman of mixed Anishinaabe, Finnish, Irish, and English heritage. hazel was born and raised on the unceded Coast Salish Territories of the Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, & Squamish First Nations.
Her practice explores the themes of kinship, belonging, and the radical interconnection of all living beings. She expresses herself through colour and form, painting and silk-screening, textile and film. Intergenerational collaboration is her jam. She has a BFA in film studies from Ryerson Polytechnic University and is trained in Creative Facilitation through Partners for Youth Empowerment and IndigenEYEZ.
hazel is a community weaver blessed by Grandmother Spider. She has extensive experience in working with diverse intergenerational communities, which gives her the capacity and awareness required to create and hold safer spaces of belonging for groups of people, inviting all levels of creative confidence into a creative process.