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Air B &B Experience Packages

Come stay over- night in our tipi or beautiful wall tent healing studio and wake up to a welcoming, fun and warm environment. Guests always speak of the tranquility and peace they feel while staying on our 7- acre Cultural Education and Wellness Facility.

Enjoy a continental breakfast in preparation for a full day of cultural activities, healing and learning, or perhaps you’ll go for our ethnobotanical packages:

 

  • Indigenous Cultural Package

 

 What you’ll do:

meet and work with a Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Keeper

-learn how to build a primitive shelter with natural materials

-learn how to predict the weather using science as well as spiritual techniques

-learn

how to build a fire, using materials from nature

-learn techniques in how to cook a delicious meal over an open fire; creating up to 4 different temperature ranges on your fire!

-learn and practice traditional Indigenous drumming techniques

-listen to Indigenous Ghost stories around the campfire

What you’ll learn:

-perspectives on traditional Indigenous Worldviews and Ancient Ways of Knowing

-the Sacred Interrelated Laws of Mother Earth and how they pertain to Indigenous cultures and our Settler friends

-to be able to describe and identify animals and their habits indigenous to the Kootenay region

Positive and responsible social impact accomplished by staying with us!

*Twenty percent of the proceeds from your stay go toward sustaining our Traditional Cultural Outdoor Education and Wellness Centre

 

  • Ethnobotanical Package

Come and learn about the ancient botanical knowledge and sustainable botanical practices of the Indigenous peoples of Canada.

What you’ll do:

-go on a nature walk and explore the botany of the region and the historical uses employed by Indigenous peoples

-collect food and medicinal plants and learn how to make herbal teas, tinctures, lotions, salves etc.

-experience a body care session with our professional health practitioner using ancient Indigenous Healing Techniques

-ancient herbal cleansing bath and river ceremony-feel good mind, body, spirit and emotions!

-enjoy traditional Indigenous healing songs around the campfire and learn how to drum

What you’ll learn:

-describe the traditional Indigenous Worldview and Ancient Ways of Knowing

-describe the Sacred Interrelated Laws of Mother Earth

-how to listen to plants to obtain specific knowledge about their use, how to prepare them, their medicinal properties etc.

-measure your intuitively acquired plant knowledge with herbal reference books and your teacher

-traditional hand drumming techniques

-ancient cleansing ceremonies

Positive and responsible social impact accomplished by staying with us!

*Twenty percent of the proceeds from your stay go toward sustaining our Traditional Cultural Outdoor Education and Wellness Centre

 

 

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811 Vernon Street V1L-4G3

This charming Arts & Crafts home built in 1926 was extensively renovated 75 years later earning Nelson’s HERITAGE BUILDING OF THE YEAR award in 2001. Mistiso’s Place is also ranked as the ;#1 specialty lodging; in Nelson at http://www.tripadvisor.com. Beautiful 1-3 bedroom, self-contained eclectically furnished suites that can accommodate 1-12 people. Conveniently located- only steps away from historic Baker Street and all amenities. We offer a variety of self-contained suites ranging from 1-3 bedrooms to suit a wide array of needs and budgets. Each guest suite offers it’s own unique charm and character that will make you feel right at home. Easy stroll to great restaurants, shopping and Nelson’s Waterfront Pathway and only a short drive to golf-courses, spectacular fishing, breathtaking hiking/biking trails, historic ghost towns, Kokanee Park, Natural Hotsprings and Whitewater Ski Hill.

Mistiso’s Place is ”traditional yet funky, elegant but casual”. Advance booking highly recommended.
Free off-street parking, smoke-free interior, beautiful yard and gardens.

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