Healing a `massive undertaking’

 By Miranda Leybourne  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter First Nations elders and knowledge keepers have long been a source of deep wisdom and healing in their communities, leading their people to greater spiritual, mental, physical and emotional well-being. In the face of inter-generational trauma, knowledge keeper Louis Young says First Nations people looking for healing can turn back to the spirituality of their ancestors. “That’s what knowledge keepers and various other people in our communities are working to recover from,” he said. The work of undoing the dark legacy of colonization is a massive undertaking that has fallen on advocacy groups, First Nations governments and, possibly most heavily, onto the shoulders of elders and knowledge keepers. “It’s massive, the work we have to do,” Young told the Sun. “Because of our…

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