Indigenous Ideas of Spirit and Transformation
November 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
This workshop will introduce participants to the Menominee origin story and the important relationship Native people have with spirit beings. Specifically, we will learn how human-animal transformation in story is integral to establishing a reciprocal relationship with land, animals and all spirit beings.
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Jeanne A. Lacourt, MS, LPC, NCC, Ph.D., is a Professor of American Indian Studies at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, a faculty member of the Minnesota Seminar in Jungian Studies, and a Jungian Analyst in private practice. She has authored a book on traditional Indian Education, edited a book on racial issues in the United States, and her articles in Spring Journal focus on the intersections of Indigenous and Jungian Studies. She is most intrigued with the theme of human-animal transformation in Indigenous origin stories. Her home community is with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.Purchase Workshops