The land is my therapy’: healing centre encourages reconnecting with Inuit identity – Toronto Star

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The land is my therapy’: healing centre encourages reconnecting with Inuit identity – Toronto Star

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202219 Views

May 10, 2022

KUUJJUAQ, Que. – On the shore of a still-frozen lake in front of a traditional Inuit dwelling with the spring sun melting the snow underfoot, the Governor General met eight women who are reconnecting with their Inuit roots as they try to heal from addiction.

Mary Simon wiped away tears hearing what her visit meant to the participants and leaders of Isuarsivik Recovery Centre in Kuujjuaq on Monday.

“We have to recognize our history, our traumas. But we also have to put a lot of emphasis on our strength,” said Mary Aitchison, vice-chair of Isuarsivik’s board of directors.

Read More: https://www.thestar.com/politics/2022/05/10/the-land-is-my-therapy-healing-centre-encourages-reconnecting-with-inuit-identity.html

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