About Indigenous Insight

Open to all self-identified Indigenous Peoples only.

Meets: First Tuesday of every month

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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This program is designed as a live event and will not be recorded.

Welcome to Indigenous Insight, a monthly gathering. Throughout 2022, join IMS teachers Jeanne Corrigal (member of the mixed heritage Métis Nation), Jeff Haozous (member of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe), and Bonnie Duran (an Opelousas/Coushatta descendant), as they bring together Indigenous voices and hearts to explore the Buddha’s teachings through the lens of the Indigenous experience.

Each session will feature a short talk, silent or guided meditation, and a Q&A or other opportunity for discussion. Core themes include...

Community

  • Connecting with other Indigenous folks in the safety of the shared experience; 
  • Creating space for dialogue, and for stillness; 
  • Pausing the cycles of “doing,” and rediscovering the joys of “being,” together.


Comfort 

  • Stepping out of our day-to-day experience to touch the inner space of the heart; 
  • Experiencing the calming and nurturing benefits of practice; 
  • Identifying the near-universal need for healing, and finding pathways back to health and wholeness.


Ceremony

  • Honoring and sharing the practices that unite Indigenous people and those that are unique to a particular view or origin; 
  • Valuing each other, our ancestors, and our descendants;
  • Learning from the four elements and establishing or re-establishing a deeper relationship with our outer, and inner, world.


While we understand that many non-Indigenous people may be interested in participating, we ask that they refrain from joining this program which is specifically offered to provide shelter and respite to our Indigenous community.


There is no fee to enroll in Indigenous Insight . If you would like to support this program or your teachers, you may make an offering within the program platform after you enroll.

Upcoming Teachers


Date Teacher(s)
February 1 Jeanne
March 1 Jeanne
April 5 Jeff
May 3 Jeanne
June 7
Jeff