Stars align!! The latest update from our favourite Astrologer, Linda Lake!!

This reading got us jumping into gear to pull together a last minute sweat lodge to help usher in this new beginning for all life!We hope you enjoy. (You can access Linda’s services by emailing her at : lindaolake@gmail.com) Today and right now there are 3 planets at the very same degree and minute of…

Making Sense Of Pain Indigenous Health Education Series

Fire Scrying (Divination) tools with Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous Medicines

“Healing Ourselves, Healing the Earth” (HOHE) is an Indigenous healing program for women that hadits conception in fall of 2019 and is continuing its classes due to popular demand. In thesetumultuous times learning these ancient Indigenous skills to see deeper into conflictual situations orconfusing directives lens a broader framework from which to make sound decisions…

How to Harvest Plants with Cultural and Ecological Sensitivity

The Following is an excerpt from a book that is currently being written on this subject by Jessica Bamford in concert with Indigenous Elders from our home territory. “It is this Beautiful Earth, Our Mother, that holds the cure to our current state of disharmony with nature, and it is our Indigenous relatives on this…

Heal Ourselves, Heal the Earth

Check out this amazing video and see what we’ve been up to!

It’s Polpar Bud time Again!! Here’s my Poplar Bud Salve Recipie…

  1. Make an offering and ask the tree’s permission to collect the buds (remember that these buds will be this years leaves, so pick a few buds from each branch, don’t strip a branch bare!).  2. Place buds in a jar and cover generously with olive oil, or grapeseed oil.  Allow to steep for…

Remembering Maya

An update on Maya: Maya’s body was recently found. She had crawled into a cozy corner of the wood shed on our sacred Inipi (sweat lodge) site and peacefully dropped her robe. She knew just where she wanted to be when she drew her last breath and she looked so peaceful. Maya was an incredible…

Making the News for a Good Cause

Four Nations was out to support our Wet’suwet’en  relatives as they work to protect the land and water in their unceded traditional territory from corporate interests. We thank the indigenous peoples of this territory, the Sinixt, for all the hard work they have done to protect the land and the water here in the Kootenays.…

So You’re Coming to an Inipi…

Will you be joining us for an upcoming Inipi (Sweat Lodge)?  Thinking about coming our for a sweat and want to know more? Here is what you need to know! Inipi is the Lakota word for Sweat Lodge.  It translates in english to “Stone People Lodge (house)”, because as the womb of our Mother Earth…

Get Ready for a Wild Read!!!

We want you all to get as excited as we are for Kat’s first book discussing the topic of reconciliation with indigenous peoples.  The book is nearing completion and is due to be released late this fall so  read below for a tantalizing little excerpt: “On the Matter of Truth and Reconciliation: Many of our…

Shooting for Spring!

It has been a winter of wonder here at Four Nations filled with the joy of a community gathering for our first annual Who-ville Solstice party where we fundraised for our “Send a Kid to Camp” fund; allowing low-income families to apply for financial assistance so more kids can join in the fun! We have…

EARTH CULTURE SUMMER CAMPS

We had an awesome summer Earth Culture Camp again this year- thank you to everyone who joined us!   Kids learned about the power of team work and the magic of words while navigating lava pits and making magic wands.  They Made friends with the earth spirits and made cobb fairy houses for them, and…