How this man plans to help other fathers in his Manitoba First Nation heal from trauma – CBC

New Rolling River men’s group tackles intergenerational trauma at grassroots level

Nov 25, 2022

William Gaywish returned to his home community in southwestern Manitoba hoping to heal, after finding himself in a bad place and experiencing addictions while he lived in Winnipeg.

But the father from Rolling River First Nation couldn’t find the help he needed in the rural community, just south of Riding Mountain National Park.

Now, he’s one of several people starting up a men’s group there.

He and other group members “came back to our community to try to get back to our normal selves, and it’s been a long journey,” Gaywish said.

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