Mental health one affect of colonization says Mohawk psychologist – APTN News

Mar 21, 2024

Hundreds of delegates assembled at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg this week for the Southern Chiefs’ Organization’s First Nations Health Gathering.

One of the issues discussed was Indigenous Peoples and mental health.

Ed Connors, a psychologist from Kahnawake Mohawk Territory outside Montreal, highlighted the impacts of colonialism on the mental health of Indigenous peoples.

“That colonization process, is one that’s ongoing, ever since that mind was developed. It’s ongoing to this very day,” says Connors who was part of a panel discussing different aspects of colonization.

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