Recovery camps seeking support for continued operati

By Steffanie Costigan  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Reports of Indigenous people successfully overcoming addiction by returning to the roots of their culture have been frequently seen. An Indigenous homeless recovery camp program has also seen this success in bringing Indigenous homeless people back to the roots of their culture work in the past. Funding for the Kii Maa Pii Pii Tsin deep healing recovery camps, however, for this year was not renewed by the City of Lethbridge. Alvin Mills, the founder of Kii Maa Pii Pii Tsin deep healing recovery camps, talked to The Herald about the process of the recovery camps and the Blackfoot culture implemented within the program. “In the recovery camp, we’re on Blackfoot traditional lands. The recovery was based on Blackfoot culture and beliefs ceremonies -…

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