Tag Archives: medicinal plants

Rituals of Restoration

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Susan James, 2015. When spirit enters these rituals of restoration a kind of cultural alchemy can temporarily cook what is raw, unite what is divided, give meaning to what is chaotic, and thereby enchant, refresh, and reanimate all participants. It is this experience of negotiated cohesion through dialogue leading to a shared feeling of grace

More reflections from 2014

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Friends of the Centre the Dominican Republic and the Netherlands via Suriname got a taste of Centre life and experienced the magic of the Land and of Tobago!!!  Below are their reflections. . . . When the spiritual is put to work in the everyday. . . We—Maggy, Alta and I—got up in the dark of

Residency Reflections Summer 2014

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A mother and daughter pair teamed up for a three week stay at the Centre in August, 2014.  Their reflections follow. By Malkah Darshana Félicité Uzima McNeilly-Abdulhamid I was in Tobago because my mom, Mosa, was studying with Professor Alexander and she did not want to leave me behind in Canada. She wanted me to

Sharing stories of self-discovery and healing through medicinal plants

Student Books on Medicinal Plants

The lounge at the Institute for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto came alive with an excited group of about 50 people, students, alumnae (Sara Mohammed and Danielle Smith) friends, (Mr. Rampersaud Tiwari, Inderpal Wig)) parents (Samina Jamal) and faculty (Alissa Trotz, Jin-Kyung Park, Marieme Lo, June Larkin) assembled for the panel

U of T students make and gift books to The Tobago Center

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Students present their hand made books as gifts to the Tobago Center in a gathering scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm.