Blackfoot Women's Retreat

Blackfoot Women's Retreat

Friday, November 24, 7:30 pm, to Saturday, November 25, 4 pm

This retreat is an opportunity for Blackfoot women to step away from the busyness of life to enjoy each other's company through discussion, reflection, prayer and silence.

Facilitators: Sister Dorothy Moore, csm and Annette Bruised Head

Sister Dorothy Moore, csm, is an educator, and Mi'kmaq Elder from Membertou, N.S. She was awarded the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada for her life-long commitment and contribution to the equitable education of Indigenous people, and has held many key positions on Boards and various Committees. As a Residential School survivor, Sister Dorothy is committed to continue walking the path leading to God's loving and healing embrace.

Annette Bruised Head - Naato'saakil is her Blackfoot name - has been involved in community for many years and most recently her formal roles have been in education. Spirituality and connectedness have been important aspects in her life from a very early age and most recently as a student of Mindfulness. Her roles in the family includes: wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, niece and aunt. She looks forward to helping facilitate a retreat as a new adventure in her life.

Cost: $80

Please email Martha Centre for further details, and/or accommodations.