Healing Through Stories

These video clips show how Indigenous families have been negatively impacted by their health care experiences, and how the residential school system’s legacy of abuse has contributed. The ACHH Initiative work is dependent on the Indigenous communities who have provided their insights, wise counsel and a shared commitment to improving the lives of children and reducing their hurt.

These videos present stories and findings from our first study.

Seeking Care

“Nine hours I waited” [4:49]


“Who am I to complain” [3:40]

Self Management

“We use a lot of humour… you distract yourself from feeling the pain” [1:58]

Art From The Heart

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See the artwork created by the youth participants and hear how they describe their work.