Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorNadjiwon, Ashley-
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.subjectIndigenous healingen_US
dc.subjectWestern medicineen_US
dc.subjectMother Earthen_US
dc.titleGrief, trauma & healingen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Indigenous Relations (MIR)en_US
dc.publisher.grantorLaurentian University of Sudburyen_US
Appears in Collections:Indigenous Relations - Master's Theses

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Grief, Trauma & Healing- Jan 2022.pdf1.53 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in LU|ZONE|UL are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.