What is Smudging?

Smudging is a protocol that has long been observed and performed by many First Nations. To smudge is an act of purifying the mind and physical surroundings. Smudging may involve burning sweetgrass or sage which must be conducted outside. Smokeless smudging may also be arranged for indoor ceremonies.

Smudging Protocol

When Would We Consider Smudging?

At special events and functions such as during the installation of artwork. For further clarification please contact Patrick Mitsuing (