A wide forest trail, covered in fallen brown leaves, winds through the woods, surrounded on either side by rich green summer foliage, with a prominent, large-trunked tree to the left

Indigenous Perspectives Tour

Various Times | At the Garden

This tour will begin with an overview of the history and traditional culture of Indigenous Peoples, and will guide participants through the natural areas and explain how particular plants are identified and harvested in traditional and modern times. This tour is curated by Moskehtu Consulting.

Dates & Times:
June 11 & 25: 11 a.m.
July 9 & 23: 11 a.m.
August 6 & 20: 11 a.m.
September 17: 11 a.m.
October 1 & 22: 11 a.m.

About Your Guide
Rodrick Bell is a Historian and Canoe Instructor whose life work is centered on the preservation of both the history and cultural traditions of indigenous eastern woodlands First Nations. Descending from both the Carolina Algonquin and Virginia Powhatan first contact tribes, he is passionate about creating outdoor restorative experiences that help reshape the attitudes of all participants; in turn encouraging them to redevelop a love and respect for the earth.