After the screening of the film, the Boyle Street Co-operative provided resolution health support workers to help residential school survivors with the application process as well as hosted discussions on cultural healing
and the intergenerational effects of residential schools on family and youth.
Lecture, workshop to focus on cultural healing
In order that they avoid any comparison to earlier colonialist attempts to "civilize the savage," cultural healing
interventions must not take on the methods or philosophy of a social rescue initiative--either for individuals or communities.
I was always taught the pipe was more for spiritual and cultural healing
than for healing against massive viral and bacterial infections.
Family involvement is also critical to the success of the healing process, said Olivier, noting that a major goal will be to facilitate the process of building healthy relationships between parents and youth, by promoting cultural healing
and teaching tools.