Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introductions

    • Educational Program & Community Care Notice

    • Introducing Blackbird Medicines' Indigenous Death Doula Collective

  • 2

    Resources

    • Podcasts for Death Doulas

    • The Positive Death Movement

    • Grief & Loss eBook Download

  • 3

    What is a Death Doula?

    • A little history

    • Radical Death Studies

    • Plan Your Own Good Death

  • 4

    End-of-Life Care Planning

    • Planning for End-Of-Life

    • Know Your Options

    • Plan Your Own Good Death

  • 5

    Endayan Mashkiikii: Grief & Loss

    • Rituals, Ceremonies & Prayers

    • Caregivers are Helpers

    • Completing the Circle

    • Blackbird beading tutorial with EverBead

    • Orange Shirts with EverBead

    • Loss & Grief on the Life Spectrum

  • 6

    Indigenous Death Doula Practice

    • Community Oath of Care

    • Making Safe Spaces

    • Indigenize Your Self Care

    • Life Spectrum Harm Reduction

    • 2 Spirit & LGBTQQIA+

    • Explore Values

  • 7

    Death Doula Care in Communities

    • Practicums, Practices & Collectives

    • Build Your Bundle

    • Set Up and Launch