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QTBIPOC Snack n Chat - Reclaiming Plant Medicine for TQPOC

  • WA State Labor Council - Large Conference Room 321 16th Ave S Seattle, WA 98144 USA (map)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED *limited space due to materials*
Sunday, November 24, 2019 | 1-3:30pm
Location: WA State Labor Council - Large Conference Room
321 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Ale Abre of Abre Caminos
Reclaiming plant medicine for Trans & Queer People of Color

Reclaiming plant medicine for Trans & Queer People of Color. Together we will explore and talk about our personal journey’s in connection to land and plants & explore the ways they intersect with indigenous teachings, ancestral wisdom, our bodies, and the seasons. We will talk about guiding principals for how how to work more intentionally and consensually with plants and learn how to prepare an immune support daily tonic for FALL

Ale Abreu They/She( Afro-Lenca) Is a two-spirit curanderismo ritualist, artist, plant medicine maker, birth doula, for Abre Caminos. Ale is also currently one of the indigenous healers for Canoe Journey Herbalists & the creative director of performance art collaborative Hijx de Su Madre. They currently prepare plant medicine, offer cultural consultations, host ceremonies, ritual performances, offer birth doula support & curate healing spaces in the Duwamish, Puyallup, Nisqually, Squaxin (Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia) areas & beyond. Instagram @Abre_Caminos @HijxDeSuMadre, Canoe Journey Herbalists

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBILITY: This space is wheelchair accessible. There is a ramp leading to the entrance as well as steps.

SCENT FREE: Please come scent-free and avoid wearing perfumes and other fragrances to reduce the risk of exposure to our community members with chemical sensitivities. *The space is an older building and is not completely scent free.* We will post periodic articles/info about how to show up to a space scent-free.

For now, more information about why and how to be scent-free is available here:

2 restrooms will be converted into all-gender restrooms.
Restroom 1: Has wheelchair accessible stall with bar + one urinal
Restroom 2: 2 stalls, one wheelchair accessible stall with bar
Baby Changing stations available in both restrooms

We are currently requesting ASL interpreters and will update this page as soon as they are confirmed.

- PARKING: Free 2 hour street parking is available on 16th avenue in front of the office.
- PUBLIC TRANSIT: Buses 7 (3 minute walk from bus stop) and 8 (9 minute walk from bus stop).

***We will strive to accommodate accessibility needs such as language interpretation, childcare, materials ahead of time, etc. to the best of our ability***

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