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Confronting the hidden legacy of residential schools

In an attempt to discuss the impact of residential schools on the families of survivors and strategies for the future, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is opening a national intergenerational conference next week in Winnipeg. It is the first intergenerational event on the issue that is First Nations-led.


Pauktuutit Healing Communities Workshop

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Pauktuutit, an organization advocating for Inuit women in Canada, relased "An Intergenerational Healing Model" in 2013. It's a model workshop intended to bring Inuit communities together while healing from abuse and preventing any further harm. 


Mercedes Allen

Janice Raymond, and healing old wounds

| December 2, 2013

Strengthening communites: Transformative justice

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


2103 Gottingen Street
Halifax, NS
44° 39' 6.894" N, 63° 34' 58.8864" W


Communities often struggle with how to address sexualized violence, intimate partner abuse, addiction, and other harms in ways that promote and encourage collective healing and liberation. Please join us for an interactive discussion that will introduce and develop the concepts of transformative justice and community. We’ll watch some videos, have a chance for open discussion, and develop our knowledge through scenarios and role playing.

 A bit about the facilitators: Kaley and Jean have been apart of a transformative justice reading group duo for the past year and both spend a lot of time thinking about healing, transformation and justice outside of the criminal legal system.

Healing the Earth

Tangled Roots: Dialogues exploring ecological justice, healing and decolonization

May 11, 2012
| Tangled Roots: Dialogues exploring ecological justice, healing, and decolonization, is a new book featuring the most powerful interviews from five years of Healing the Earth Radio.
Length: 23:32

Restorative justice for activists

words associated with restorative justice

This trainer's guide from Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Diversion Association goes through three different workshop outlines: the basics of communication, the basics of facilitation and troubleshooting restorative justice. Restorative justice means that the person who committed a crime can be held accountable by their victims in a safe and supportive environment with a trained facilitator.


People's Health Radio

Healing trauma in our movements: A spotlight on the Kindred Collective in the Southern United States

October 17, 2011
| Jennifer from People's Health Radio had the chance to speak with Tamika Middleton and Cara Page of the Kindred Southern Healing Justice Collective from their base in Atlanta, Georgia.
Length: 41:19

Awakening to the Universe Within: Star Activations and Galactic Soundscapes

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver V6J 3J9
49° 16' 33.6468" N, 123° 8' 46.2624" W

Calling all healers, conscious energy workers, yogis, holistic health care practitioners, artists, and everyone on the path of higher consciousness!  Join Master Healer and Teacher Baljit Rayat and Soundscape Producer Derrick Bauman for a deeply healing and inspiring once in a lifetime journey of light, vision, and sound at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver BC. Powerful Star Activations will be projected under the planetarium's star light dome.  


Journey to Ourselves: An Intentional Space for Writing Life Stories

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 5:30pm - Monday, December 20, 2010 - 8:30pm


Bloor St. West & Dovercourt.
Please contact Dianah to discuss accessibility needs.
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 9" N, 79° 22' 54.0012" W

Journey to Ourselves: An Intentional Space for Writing Life Stories
A Five-week Writing Course facilitated by Dianah Smith

Writing about our lives is a journey of healing and reclamation. Through honest exploration, we will find many stories worth telling and in the telling, we will begin to heal old wounds, recognize our resiliency, and celebrate our survival.
This course will consist of in-class writing activities and weekly homework assignments.

Participants will:
•    Learn how to give and receive constructive feedback
•    Explore their authentic voice
•    Learn how to write through trauma

Living On Purpose

#172 ~ Crystal journey across Canada

June 4, 2010
| David Hickey and his crystal bowl family are heading west!
Length: 1:11:32
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