Kim Haxton

Kim Haxton (Potowatomi) is a multifaceted, multidimensional educator, rooted in knowledge and steeped in community. She is Potowatami from Wasauksing. She has worked across Turtle Island and abroad in various capacities, always emphasizing local leadership development toward genuine healing.

In her work with Indigeneyez, a creative arts based organization she co-founded, Kim works with Indigenous communities toward decolonization and liberation. Grounded in the arts and the natural world for embodied awareness and facilitated rites of passage, Kim develops de-escalation skills and diversity and anti-oppression education.

Kim currently leads Peace and Conflict Resolution programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, cultivating local leadership in Congolese women who have been affected by civil war, poverty and sexual violence. Kim has developed and facilitated programs in over 8 countries, and has been working in land-based education and leadership for the past 20 years.


Events with Kim Haxton

A Training in Lateral Liberation
June 18, 2021

We are living in a time of high contrast. Collectively we sit on the verge of creation and destruction. Challenges to planetary well-being have never been more evident and creating opportunities for positive, actionable change have never been more vital. Indigenous knowledge and other wisdom cultures are critical to transforming our culture from a consumer/material human-centered identity to one that is governed by natural law of respect, responsibility and reciprocity with the Earth. Explore Indigenous concepts of land, place, and decolonial practices (language, art, economics and gender) combined with embodied knowledge of Indigenous peoples. How we centre this knowledge can rupture…