About the Program
"Mashkiki" means "medicine" in Anishinaabemowin. This program is designed to provide young people with the teachings behind the traditional medicines in their region, how to harvest and how to prepare them for use.

Participants will learn to make:

  • Bath bombs & bath salts
  • Hyssop sleep pillows
  • Smudge kits
  • Medicine infused skin care
  • Face masks
  • and more!

This program is open to all relatives that come from any of the eight Southeast Manitoba Communities.

Mikiwahp begins virtually on January 30, 2022, and will run every Sunday for 9 weeks with the final session being March 27, 2022. Program runs from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Technological Requirements:
This virtual program uses the Microsoft Teams App and participants need access to reliable internet service. If needed, SECFS can lend the participant a tablet for the duration of the program. Please indicate this need at time of registration.

Registration Form:
The registration form can be found by clicking HERE. Please submit the completed form to:

Meet our Facilitator!

Dana Connolly

Dana Connolly is a proud Anishinaabekwe and mother of two. She is a member of Peguis First Nation and was born and raised in the inner-city of Winnipeg, MB.

She currently holds the role as the Associate Executive Director at Ka Ni Kanichihk and considers herself a helper in both the community and ceremony. Most recently, Dana and her family have started small family run Business called Medicine Garden Society.

Medicine Garden Society is an Indigenous owned family run business. The family harvests medicine all year round with sustainably at the forefront of all practices, prayers and tobacco offerings are made to a knowledge the reciprocal relationship. All products are hand made with love from their kitchen.

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