2 Comics Categorized "Elder protocols"

steeping stones and pebbles with the words the journey begins painted on them

Elder protocols

Here is an excellent PDF by the Alberta Teachers Association explaining Elder protocols (LINK)

a wooden bowl filled with loose tobacco

Put tobacco down first to request a teaching

It is appropriate to offer tobacco when asking for a song, an opening prayer, a teaching, Indigenous knowledge, or for advice. This should not replace remuneration or honoraria….