• Herbal medicine workshop to be taught Sept. 4-6 at UAS-Sitka Campus

“Native American Herbal Medicines: Going Into The Woods,” a workshop teaching about the harvest, preparation and use of medicinal plants in Southeast Alaska, will take place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 4-6, at the University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka Campus.

The emphasis will be on treatment based on Native American and other approaches to acute disorders, with some discussion of chrinic illnesses. The focus will be on external remedies, including wild herbal oils, salves, ointments, foot baths and more.

The class fee is $149. For more information or to register, call the UAS-Sitka Campus Continuing Education and Professional Development office at 747-7762.