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Living History Tour: Bringing Land Acknowledgement To Life

Manitou Springs, Colorado
August 5-7, 2022

A Transformative Experience Exploring the Importance ofLand Acknowledgment 

Retreat Overview

Join Twiggs & Co. and Citrine Unlimited LLC. for a weekend of intentional education learning about Native American Culture and Understanding Land Acknowledgment 

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What is a Land Acknowledgement?

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Friday Day 1:

2:00 pm: Shuttle Departs for Manitou

5:30 pm: Dinner and Land Acknowledgement Discussion

7:30 pm: Fire Ceremony 

Saturday Day 2: 
7:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast 
10:00 am-12:00 am: Manatu Cliff Dwellings

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch 

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm Reflection Discussion

5:00 pm -6:00 pm Dinner

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Oral History/Storytelling 


Sunday Day 3:

8:30 am-9:00 am: Breakfast with the Gods

9:00 am -10:30 Garden of The Gods Hike

11:00 am: Shuttle Departs for Denver

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Goodbye Lunch at Tocabe

1:45 pm: Participant Drop Off

The Bennies

  • This tour pays homage to Native American Culture and provides deep and tough conversations on the meaning, intentionality, and impact of land acknowledgments . Conversations will be lead by an expert coach who works in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI).

  • An extraordinary benefit of this tour is the immersive experience to culture and offers development on emotional intelligence, tough conversations, and numerous soft skills. 

  • How amazing would it feel to know that this experience is curated with sustainability in mind and your attendance is contributing to building local wealth. 

  • This tour can be considered a business investment and you may want to check with your HR department to see if they are willing to pay so some or all of the expenses. This d


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What Is Included

  • Shared Lodging 

  • Transportation from Denver

  • Meals (2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner)

  • Expert Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Consulting

  • Educational Excursions

  • Indigenous Fire Ceremony

  • Indigenous Story Telling

What Is Not Included

  • Flights

  • Meals and Snacks Not Listed Above

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Travel Protection (Travel Protection is Highly Recommended. We can Provide a Quote From Preferred Partner)

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Tour Coordinator and Facilitator

Expert Coach

Sydney is a Certified Master Leadership Development Coach, Speaker, and Event Designer committed to sustainability and justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI). She has degrees from Colorado State University-Fort Collins, where she received her Masters. Sydney has over 10 years of experience in business, the tourism industry, mentoring, and coaching.

Sydney currently works as an Entrepreneurial Training Specialist for Rocky Mountain MicroFinace Institute, Mentors high schoolers/ young adults as a Summit Guide with Colorado Young Leaders, and sits on the Board as Treasurer for Guided by Humanity.


Twiggs & Co.

Tour Host

Sustainable Business Strategist 

Twiggs & Co. exists to foster a world where people, planet, profit, and purpose is at the center of all actions. We work to broaden the everyday lens of sustainability and the impact it can have by creating corporate social responsibility programs and initiatives that increase the impact an organization/business has across a triple bottom line. They believe in the radical collaboration of businesses as a force for good.

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