Indigenous perspectives on health practices

Indigenous practices offer a different way of approaching health.

Indigenous medicine does not have one standard–just as there is not one Indigenous community.

The Medium spoke to Kaitlin Rizarri, who currently holds a research assistant position at the Indigenous Creation Studio, a drop-in space and hub. Rizarri is of Filipina, Miꞌkmaw, and mixed European descent.

UTM is based on the land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and the Mississaugas of the Credit. When speaking with Rizarri, she noted that questions she answered was informed by Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, Mi’kmaq and Filipino teachings she has received from community and teachers.

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