Kangiqsujuaq 2011

Our First Healing program in Nunavik. We worked with smaller groups on a variety of topics such as what is a healthy vrs abusive teenage relationship. It felt amazing to hear from someone in the community a few weeks later that apparently two teenage girls had left their relationships -realizing that they deserved better. Did some great exercises on understanding and expressing our emotions and did a ceremony on the land where we burned secrets that we needed to let go of. We also had all the youth rotate through a poetry writing session each day and at the end of the week a number of them performed their poems in front of the community. Thanks again to the Mayor Mary A. Pilurtuut for supporting our work along with Marion James, Jimmy and Pasha. It was spring camping time so many people had gone out on the land, but we still had a great turnout.