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dc.contributor.advisorTyler, Mary-Ellen
dc.contributor.authorRedvers, Jennifer Metisse
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-10T16:13:14Z
dc.date.available2016-05-10T16:13:14Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2016en
dc.identifier.citationRedvers, J. M. (2016). Land-based Practice for Indigenous Health and Wellness in Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/26717en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11023/2996
dc.description.abstractThis thesis examines the cultural concept and role of the Land as healer in Indigenous communities in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, and the importance of facilitating modern Land-based programs and activities for integrated health, education, and environmental outcomes. It describes a yet largely undefined field of professional practice currently being negotiated on the ground in communities. This valid form of integrative practice, centered in Indigenous pedagogy and wisdom, recognizes that people are intimately interwoven and connected with their traditional lands, and that directly cultivating this fundamental relationship can shape and influence all areas of interaction with society, including our health and wellness. Research methods were framed by an Indigenous methodology of narrative experience. Eleven Land-based practitioners were interviewed, and their narratives speak to the recognition of Land practice as an important part of individual and community resilience in the face of rapid colonial change and its subsequent challenges.en_US
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subjectEducation--Health
dc.subjectEcology
dc.subjectMental Health
dc.subject.classificationIndigenousen_US
dc.subject.classificationLand-baseden_US
dc.subject.classificationresilienceen_US
dc.subject.classificationHealthen_US
dc.subject.classificationEducationen_US
dc.titleLand-based Practice for Indigenous Health and Wellness in Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.facultyEnvironmental Design
dc.publisher.facultyGraduate Studies
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/26717
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Environmental Design
thesis.degree.nameMEDes
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
atmire.migration.oldid4404
dc.contributor.committeememberWylant, Barry Dean
dc.contributor.committeememberRettie, Kathleen Mary
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.