Museum to host Native American Medicines workshop

Native American Medicines workshop is on Saturday, September 16

The People from the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans Indian Tribe have always used Medicines derived from natural plants for health and healing that has helped sustain the tribe through their cultural ways. In her book “Medicine Generations, Natural Native American Medicines Traditional to the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans Indian Tribe,” author Misty Cook (Davids) has documented through oral tradition Native American herbal Medicines that have been told through stories in her family within the tribe. 

The Native American Medicines workshop will be held at the Oshkosh Public Museum on Saturday, September 16, from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. This workshop entails the history and description of the Medicines, a demonstration on how to make them, sampling the Medicines, and a question and answer session regarding this topic and relating it to her book. 

Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Cost is $35 per person, $26 for Museum Members. All participants will receive a copy of Misty Cook’s book “Medicine Generations.” Tickets can be purchased through the Museum’s website at oshkoshmuseum.org. 

The Oshkosh Public Museum is located at 1331 Algoma Boulevard. Regular hours are Tuesday–Saturday from 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m.–4:30 p.m. For more information about the Museum’s exciting events and exhibits, visit oshkoshmuseum.org, call 920.236.5799 or email museum@ci.oshkosh.wi.us

About the Oshkosh Public Museum:

The Oshkosh Public Museum is a non-profit regional history museum, an amazing resource for research and discovery, entrusted with the care of more than 300,000 collections and historical documents representing the history, culture and heritage of the region. The Museum is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. Housed in the historic Sawyer home since 1924, the Museum brings history to life through quality exhibitions and special programs, engaging guests in ways that inspire discovery.

 

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