This place will be a home’: Ceremony marks beginning of Healing Village for Indigenous women and girls – CTV News

August 23, 2021

WINNIPEG — A three-day moon dance ceremony is marking the beginning of a new retreat in Manitoba for Indigenous women and girls to heal from trauma and violence.

The Clan Mothers Healing Village will be giving mid-to-long-term support for women who have been the victims of multi-generational systemic trauma, sexual violence and exploitation, and human trafficking.

“It’s crucial that we change the way we do things because what’s happening now is not working very well. Our women deserve opportunities. They deserve to be loved and respected for who they are,” Elder Mae Louise Campbell told CTV News.

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