Honoring Our Voices

A film by Judi Jeffrey

Canada | 1992 | 33 minutes | Color | DVD | Order No. 99096

SYNOPSIS

Sharing their stories about recovery and healing, six Native women of different ages and backgrounds talk about the choices they have made to overcome the hardships of family violence and end the cycle of abuse and silence. Through the far-reaching changes in their lives, they reveal the rewards of empowering themselves and their families, as well as the strengths of counseling based in Native healing strategies and traditions. Directed by Judi Jeffrey (Metis) and produced by the Native Counselling Services of Alberta, this thought-provoking documentary is a valuable tool for education, prevention and intervention.

PRESS

"Enjoyed it very much. I like how the focus was on the women and their stories."

Colleen English Mother Earth Healing Society

"Informative and Educational."

Phila Fyten Community Social Service Worker, Northwest Territories, Kitikmeot Region

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