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The Value of Art Therapy in Healing from Intergenerational Issues Caused by Aboriginal Residential Schools

by Audrey Ward

There is a legacy of abused and neglected children in First Nations communities resulting from what amounts to ongoing attempted cultural genocide by the Provincial and Federal Governments of Canada. My thesis is that the use of art is helpful in assisting clients to identify and work through issues, which are a direct result of 123 years of enforced, mandatory attendance at Indian residential schools.

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