Healing at the heart of Stoney Nakoda panel discussion – Cochrane Eagle

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201790 Views

Sep 07, 2017

Healing is at the heart of an upcoming round table discussion between Cochranites and prominent members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation.

“My hope is to have people understand what we went through, but how resilient we are,” said participant Tina Fox, a residential school survivor and counsellor at Nakoda Elementary School.

“Bad things can break or make a person, and I choose to rise above things that have happened to me, to my family, and keep going forward. I realized we cannot stay in the past if we remain bitter and hateful … we remain victims of what we’ve gone through.

“I chose not to be a victim.”

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