Dehcho First Nations launch 30-day on-the-land healing program – CBC

Communities leading their own programs is ‘empowering,’ says organizer

Feb 04, 2021

As soon as Dehcho First Nations announced its 30-day land-based healing program, the calls started rolling in like never before.

“I’ve heard from elders in the region that to be well, we have to go back to the land, and that’s what we’re trying to do,” said Kristen Tanche, a regional health and wellness co-ordinator with Dehcho First Nations.

“Leadership had been calling for a healing program for some time and our people have seen and know there is so much success with on-the-land programming,” she said.

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