Sacred Conversations

Talk therapy did not begin with Freud's "talking cure". Rather, strategic conversations have likely always been an important tool in the tool kits of Indigenous healers. My teachers often referred to deep, therapeutic discussions as "wisdom talks," opportunities to speak with the elders, consider the problems in one's ways, and, in the process, change one's … Continue reading Sacred Conversations

Seeking Healing at The River of Belonging

"Every week on one of our reservations and in some Indian community, the media uncovers indirect and direct evidence of loss to families living without the ways of knowing afforded by the river. I believe the river provided the basis for healthy and whole families, and without it, all manner of assault has been made … Continue reading Seeking Healing at The River of Belonging