by Sage LaPena
Sage LaPena is a clinical herbalist, ethnobotanist, lecturer, teacher, and gardener specializing in both Native American and Western herbal traditions. She is Water Resource Coordinator at Hopland Pomo Tribal EPA and has worked extensively in everything from Indian health to ecological restoration and conservation. She will share her knowledge and experience of Native American uses of native plants, their restorative and healing qualities, and the significance of their conservation.
This presentation is part of Sierra College's first annual Indigenous Peoples Days and Spring Equinox Celebration which will culminate on Saturday, March 22 with a Big Time on the campus (dancing, music, demonstrations, exhibits, etc.). Sage LaPena will be presenting at various times, on various issues, during the five-day event.