The Healing Together with Land and Culture: Gathering of Wisdom event was hosted by Kwanlin Dün First Nation on March 25-27, 2014. View Agenda The gathering was funded by Health Canada.
The successful gathering offered the opportunity for wellness staff from First Nations and other agencies, Elders, youth and other community member to come together and share what they knew about healing with a focus on land, culture and community.
The Longhouse of the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre was full to the brim with participants and speakers from all over the Yukon, North BC, NWT, Saskatchewan, Quebec and New Brunswick.
There were many interesting presentations at the event. Powerpoints for a number of these are available below.
A film, video clips of the speakers and printed materials about the information shared at the event are also being developed and will be posted on this page when available.
POWERPOINT Presentations from the Gathering(PDF format)
Additionally, participants were provided with many evaluations and other reports about land-based healing. These background material are available on the webpage for Kwanlin Dün's Jackson Lake Wellness Team.
To learn more about Kwanlin Dün's work on land and culture-based healing, please visit our webpage about the Jackson Lake Wellness Team.
Photos by Jennifer Ellis