Atonhetseriyo: A series of workshops on how to live the good life.

Atonhetseriyo is a series of workshops focused on practical skills and knowledge associated with socially and ecologically sustainable living, “the good life”.

Hosted by Kanenhariyo Seth Lefort. Kanenhariyo (good vine) LeFort is a Kanyenkeha (Mohawk) of the Bear clan who was raised in the fishing community of Kenhteke. He current lives in the Six Nations Grand River Territory. He is a student of Kanyenkeha (Mohawk language) and is a practicing permaculture design consultant and co-founder of the Kanyenkehaka Experiential Learning Center,

For an article with more information about the workshop series, click here.

Workshops begin on Saturdays at 1pm.  Locations for workshops is the Kanyenkehaka Experiential Learning Centre (917 Sour Springs Rd, Six Nations). Workshops will vary in cost but will include food and snacks for participants, materials and specialized instruction. If you can’t afford the cost, we are open to barter, so please bring a gift. To register for the workshop please email or call the TRT office at 519-900-5535.

To register for a class, please fill out the following form.

Here are the current workshops that are planned.

Sept 20th 1pm Orientation to the land. Introduction to the philosophy of indigenous permaculture.Understanding the application of the Two Row Wampum to relationships between Onkwehonwe and non-onkwehonwe people
Sept 27th 10:30 am – noonSeed saving workshop and seed exchange1pm – 5 pm traditional Iroquoian garden bed build (hugelkultur mound).
Oct 4th 1pm. So you want to be a journalist? Workshops on writing, editing, videography, and social media.3pmExploring the language and philosophy of the Two Row, Great Peace and Dish with one spoon.  Allies and Onkwehonweh. How should we relate and under what terms?
Oct 11-13th EARTHSHIP  RISINGThree day build at local Haudenosaunee family Tahnee and Skler Williams, hands on experience and skill development in building an Earthship.

For more information or to request a workshop in your own location please contact the Kanyenkehaka Experiential Learning Center at

There will be spaces available for further instructors at future Atonhetsheriyo workshops, and we may also be able to add a workshop before or after the one listed on a given date below. So if you are interested in presenting, please get in touch with us and let us know your interests.

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