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Maple Grove Hot Springs + Retreat Center

Curious Conversations - A Shoshone Elder's Winter Story

"Winter was the Elder's time" says Darren Parry. A time for stories & wisdom, passed down from one generation to another. In our series "Curious Conversations", we are pleased to welcome one such Elder as he shares a Winter poolside story of Shoshone culture, tragedy, and hope.

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Curious Conversations -  A Shoshone Elder's Winter Story
Curious Conversations -  A Shoshone Elder's Winter Story

Time & Location

Dec 03, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Maple Grove Hot Springs + Retreat Center, 11386 Oneida Narrows Rd, Thatcher, ID, USA

About the Event

"Winter was the Elder's time" says Darren Parry, Vice Chairman of the NW Band of the Shoshone Nation.  A time for stories & wisdom, passed down from one generation to another. In our inaugural series Curious Conversations, we are pleased to welcome one such Elder as he shares a 1 hr Fireside Yurt story of Shoshone culture, tragedy, and hope. 

January 29th marks the commemoration of The Bear River Massacre, one of the largest losses of Indigenous life at the hands of the Federal Government. To see our past, acknowledge it's pain, and integrate it's lessons is how we prepare for present opportunities and undertake future challenges. Darren will guide our conversation with his story, and the story of his ancestors. It is our belief, that their story is now ours as guests who come to this historic Shoshone land. 

Our series Curious Conversations aims to introduce guests to topics, ideas, and perspectives that may be new, hard, complicated, and far too often, divisive. For centuries, Humans have gathered in calming mineral water to have these safe, curious dialogues. No debates, no fights, no right, no wrong, just listening. Just curiousness. Just questions. Just understanding. 

Weather dependent we will be having a poolside conversation in our gathering pool or a fireside chat in our Forest Yurt for what promises to be a healing, curious, conversation. 

Attendance is included at no extra charge for overnight guests. Day visitors must purchase a ticket, which also includes your access to the springs until 5 pm. 

Reservations

  • Curious Conversation + Soak

    This ticket includes access to our facilities beginning at 1pm with our curious conversation in the Forest Yurt followed by a soak until 5pm.

    $18.00
    Tax: +$1.08 Sales
  • Overnight Guest RSVP

    This ticket is free and is included with your overnight stay.

    $0.00

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