Medicine Roller Making

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When: October 19, 2022 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Where: WeWork - Bentall 2
555 Burrard St
We Work- Bentall II
Vancouver, BC V7X 1M8
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Contact: Danielle Taralson ·

This event takes place on the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, səl̓ilwətaɁɬ, and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nations.

Culture is Healing is a monthly event by and for Indigenous youth to come together to share our culture and have great discussions about things like holistic well-being, harm reduction, sexuality, sexual health, HIV, and Hep C. This is a gender affirming space, and we welcome Indigenous youth with all identities to join us for Culture is Healing.

For the month of August we will be joined by local šxʷne:m (Healer), Deanna Miller, who is going to take us through the art of Medicine Roller making.

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Deanna’s description of her workshop:

"Using pre-infused medicinal oils and essential oils, each participant will create their own blend to fill a 10ml roller ball.  We will discuss the plants used to create the infused oils, and their benefits."

The workshop and preparations will be taken care of by Deanna with the help of the Yúusnewas team, so the only thing you need to bring is yourself!

Snacks will be provided.

Maybe wear clothes you wont mind getting some oil on.

Let us know if we can aid you with reliable transportation or are in need of childcare.



This is a free event for all self-identified Indigenous people between the ages of 15 – 29.

Youth of all sexualities, genders, abilities are welcome to join us.

We are able to provide bus tickets at the event and may be able to get bus tickets to you before the event if needed. Please contact us if this is something we can help with.

On site childcare is available upon request. Please let us know if you would like childcare, and the age(s) of any children you are bringing. 



For any questions, concerns or feedback please email [email protected]

Hope to see you there!

Will you come?