trauma

Coming Soon – New Non-Fiction Book

Suzanne  -  Jul 05, 2016  -  , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Coming Soon – New Non-Fiction Book
Suzanne Methot has received a $12,000 Ontario Arts Council Works-In-Progress grant to complete a non-fiction book on intergenerational trauma in Indigenous peoples and communities. Legacy: Trauma, Story, and Indigenous Healing (the new working title) discusses intergenerational trauma at the individual, family, and community levels, with a focus on mechanisms of transmission and approaches to healing. […]

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Inuit Film on Trauma and Healing

Suzanne  -  May 08, 2016  -  , , ,  -  Comments Off on Inuit Film on Trauma and Healing
The CBC recently aired a film that deals with the issue of intergenerational trauma in Indigenous peoples and communities. The film is now available online, and you need to watch it. Tony: Back From the Brink, tells the story of Tony Kalluk, an Inuk from Clyde River, Nunavut, who was in conflict with the law […]

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The New National Discussion

Suzanne  -  Apr 24, 2015  -  , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on The New National Discussion
Justice Murray Sinclair, Manitoba’s first Aboriginal judge and the chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, says he wants all Canadians – not just politicians – to take part in a “national discussion” on how to improve the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in Canada. “We need to change the way that people in […]

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Looking, Listening, and Learning

Suzanne  -  Jul 04, 2012  -  , ,  -  Comments Off on Looking, Listening, and Learning
Dragonfly recently attended a town hall event sponsored by a federal political party. During the event – which was organized to gather ideas on urban Aboriginal policy – the sponsor MP said, “We need to get back to ‘doing.’ We know that Aboriginal children learn by doing.” Dragonfly hears this a lot, and unfortunately, it […]

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