Stories in this category include examples of reclaiming Indigenous knowledge and traditional practices to address health issues, and promote wellness. Through culture, traditions and protocols, stories in this category aim to promote healing, empowerment, and substance-free living in culturally relevant ways to increase ability, autonomy, a sense of belonging, and an overall sense of wellbeing for participants.
Meeka is a well-known teacher of education, healing, and Inuit culture. She started teaching children in 1971, and moved onto adult education at Nunavut Arctic College for 18 years. Meeka believes that elder knowledge from experience is necessary have a foundation for living an Inuit life as our ancestor did. She hopes that healing and education from Inuit go a long way.