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Togetherness - Tessy's StoryTogetherness - Tessy's Story
Tessy began her journey as a “medical mom” at the age of 19.
As her daughter fought through the first years of her life, Tessy began to learn the significance of mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. When she began attending Traditional Ceremonies, everyone around her started seeing a change.
She developed strength and confidence she needed to have a quality of life she always desired for her family.
There is hope - Jeraldine's stThere is hope - Jeraldine's story
This story was gifted to us by Jeraldine, a woman who has discovered strength and healing by celebrating her Indigenous culture.
Having persevered through dark days, she has entered a new season in her life.
Bleached - Robin's StoryBleached - Robin's Story
Robin shares the challenges and sense of displacement she has experienced as an Urban Métis woman. She speaks about how traditional healing and wellness
practices have been essential for her healing journey. She highlights the need to integrate the traditional female wellness practices into the health care system.
Intergenerational Healing - ShIntergenerational Healing - Shaylene's Story
Shaylene shares her story of resilience and overcoming the effects of Intergenerational Trauma and addiction at a young age. Using both therapeutic
and traditional practices, she continues on her journey to healing.
Past & Future - A Digital StoPast & Future - A Digital Story by Hal: Fred Eagletail's Story
Hal tells the inspirational story of his parents and family and their journey as
knowledge keepers and respected traditional healers as transcended through
generations. He shares of how they brought together the healing wisdom of traditional Indigenous spirituality and herbal medicine knowledge with the western healthcare system. Through humble knowledge translation of Indigenous ways of knowing and being, whole healing is recognized in the partnership shared with western ways.
O’tsisina - A Digital Story byO’tsisina - A Digital Story by the Family of Joe Old Women
Joe Old Woman inspired others to focus on what is possible, in every circumstance. His family shares their story of how their Indigenous community partnered with the Bassano Health Centre to fill Joe’s final days with care and
compassion in a culturally meaningfully way.