Upcoming Events

January 29, 2020 – Tzeachten Membership Meeting                            Tzeachten Hall  – 6:30 pm Start – Light snacks & refreshments will be served. 


January 15, 2020 through March 25, 2020 (Wednesday Evenings)Circle For Aboriginal Wellness

Hosted by Tzeachten First Nation

Tzeachten Hall – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Everyone is welcome (but seats are limited). Come share a meal while we build relationships in our community. It’s time to talk, share knowledge, and heal.

 Circle for Aboriginal Wellness Outline
Module 1: Why We Are Here (Introduction and Orientation)
Circle guidelines and safety; where you are in life; What Does it Take to Change; Fear, Courage,
and the Power to Transform
Module 2: Ways We’ve Been Hurt (Trauma)
The Cause, Sources, and Impacts of Trauma; Colonization; Grief and Loss; Message of Hope
Module 3: Ways We Hurt Ourselves (Self-Defeating Learned Behaviours)
Lateral Oppression and Violence; Guilt, Shame, and Negative Self-Talk; addiction, self-harm and
high-risk behaviours; Self-exploration and Healing
Module 4: Escaping the Pain (Alcohol, Drugs and Related Behaviours)
Drug definitions; addiction (chemical and process) and its impacts; medicinal, recreational, selfmedicating uses; options for taking drugs; Alternatives to taking drugs; Road to Recovery
Module 5: Loving Yourself (Self-Care)
The Five Realms of Self; Awareness/ Mindfulness; Goal-setting
Module 6: Knowing Yourself (Core Self)
Values, Needs, and Feelings; Beliefs and Attitudes; Strengths and Limits; Acceptance and Denial
Module 7: Protecting Yourself (Anger, Conflict and Communication)
Anger and Survival; Communication Styles; Conflict Styles;
Module 8: Walking with Pride (Self-Esteem)
Self-Esteem vs. self-worth; The Seven Sacred Teachings; The Four Commitments
Module 9: Becoming Self-First (Co-Dependency)
Family Relations and Habitual Roles; Co-Dependency; Effective Boundaries; Healing from CoDependency
Module 10: Healing Relationships
The purpose and nature of human relationships; Relation with Self; Family and Community
Relations; Land and Nations Relations
Module 11: Connecting with Spirit and Community (Healthy Support Systems)
Healthy vs unhealthy supports; benefits of role models;supports within the community; supports
outside the community; Spirituality – how do you define it and what are its benefits
Module 12: Moving Forward (Change Management and Closing)
What we’ve learned; Change –what it takes, what you’d like to see, where to start, what are some
reasonable expectations; goal-setting; closing ceremony

For more information and registration contact – Skylar or Antonia 604-858-3888