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
June 5, 2019
Humanity is experiencing an unprecedented era. 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 is critical to transforming our culture from a consumer/material / human-centred identity to one that is governed by natural laws of respect, responsibility and reciprocity with the Earth. IndigenEYEZ is medicine for relationships. Bring forth the wisdom of our ancestors into today’s modern world. Discover tools for fostering healthier relations with others. Through cultural stories and teachings, we share skills for healthier relations…
June 9, 2019
We are living in a time of high contrast. Explore Indigenous concepts of land, place and decolonization. Examine decolonial practices (language, art, economics and gender) combined with embodied knowledge of Indigenous peoples, and the ways that centering this knowledge can rupture the politics of what is considered valid “knowing.” Together we will learn to laterally liberate consciousness. Kim Haxton will also be presenting IndigenEYEZ Leadership Essentials June 5-9, 2019.