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October 31, 2023
How Canadian healthcare dismisses Indigenous cultural approaches to well-being
In the face of grief, the pursuit of closure and dignity for loved ones is a process one may seek to attain. For Indigenous communities in Canada, however, it’s a privilege they have often been denied.
Within the heart of these communities, a network of healing and unity continues to flourish, going beyond what the Canadian government can provide.
The shortcomings in the justice system, as highlighted at the MMIWG2S+ vigil in Montreal on Oct. 4, serve as a reminder of the injustices endured by Indigenous communities, both physically and emotionally.
The healthcare system falls short of effectively tending to these issues.