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January 2022

Plants of the Mojave Desert and the Traditional Tribal Uses with Carrie Cannon

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AZ United States

Although the desert may seem like a desolate landscape devoid of life, it is actually home to hundreds of unique species. Some are only visible or appear alive for a short time, others grow for hundreds of years, and many are not found anywhere else on earth. Participants will learn about the many traditional Tribal plants uses, what plant life makes North American Deserts so unique, and how the Mojave stands apart from the rest of America. This program is…

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April 2022

Where Healthcare Meets the Humanities: The Therapeutic Value of Poetry with Dr. Rosemarie Dombrowski

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AZ United States

In this presentation, we’ll explore the history of poetic therapy in America in both clinical and communal environments. We’ll also discuss the features that make poetry an ideal (and efficacious) form of augmentative therapy—in other words, how it can help us discover creative ways to explore our vulnerabilities, re-cast our narratives, and encourage hope and healing. Given these properties, we’ll also be addressing how poetry can potentially revolutionize the ways in which we educate future practitioners and, most importantly, the…

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