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Reclaiming connections [electronic resource] : understanding residential school trauma among aboriginal people / prepared for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation by Deborah Chansonneuve.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

e-Books

Alternate Title

Retisser nos liens : comprendre les traumatismes vécus dans les pensionnats indiens par les Autochtones.

Call Number

Internet

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Publishers

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Description

1 online resource (1 v.)

Note

Description based on print version record.
Also issued in French under title: Retisser nos liens : comprendre les traumatismes vécus dans les pensionnats indiens par les Autochtones.

Summary

This manual was created as a learning and reference tool for groups and organizations providing services to Aboriginal people. Its focus is trauma recovery for Survivors of residential school abuse, as well as for their descendants who suffer the intergenerational impacts. It is designed to serve two purposes. First, it provides a culture-based approach to trauma recovery in the context of residential school abuse for frontline workers. Secondly, it is an educational tool to raise awareness of Aboriginal culture and history in Canada.

Subject

Online Access

Contents

1. Pre-contact history. -- 2. Residential schools. -- 3. What is trauma? -- 4. Healing is sacred : stories, dreams, dance, drum & ceremony. -- 5. Impacts of trauma on workers.

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