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dc.contributor.authorNadjiwon, Ashley-
dc.date.accessioned2022-03-15T14:17:26Z-
dc.date.available2022-03-15T14:17:26Z-
dc.date.issued2021-11-22-
dc.identifier.urihttps://zone.biblio.laurentian.ca/handle/10219/3841-
dc.description.abstractHow do we understand non-physical trauma and experiences of grief in our society? And, how do we heal from a traumatic experience and move past our grief? Does Western medicine heal, or does it numb our symptoms to a point where we think we are healed? This research is an autoethnography that investigates the author’s experience with loss. This research compares Western medicine’s focus on healing the mind/body and Indigenous methods focused on healing the Spirit. The first uses a combination of prescriptions and counselling and the second draws upon ceremonies and traditional medicines. This research will contribute to a larger body of knowledge that will be useful to others struggling with the complexity of trauma and the methods that are used in healing.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectCeremonyen_US
dc.subjectIndigenous healingen_US
dc.subjectWestern medicineen_US
dc.subjecthealingen_US
dc.subjectSpiriten_US
dc.subjectofferingsen_US
dc.subjectlanden_US
dc.subjectMother Earthen_US
dc.titleGrief, trauma & healingen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Indigenous Relations (MIR)en_US
dc.publisher.grantorLaurentian University of Sudburyen_US
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