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Uncanny Insight in Withdrawn Voices

Structural Violence, Aboriginal Hauntings and Youth-Powered Documentary in Western Canada
  • Rita Isabel Henderson
  • Leeanne Ireland
  • Wilfreda E. Thurston
Part of the New Research – New Voices book series (NRNV)

Abstract

In the spring of 2012, members of our research team convened an urban Aboriginal Youth Council (AYC) in the city of Calgary for a Canada-wide health research program aimed at engaging marginalized youth in confronting structural violence. Nearly a dozen other groups composed of youth aged 16–24 years who experience exclusion of diverse forms – as refugees, as homeless, or as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered or Queer (LGBTQ) youth – were also established between 2011 and 2014.

Keywords

Aboriginal People Participatory Action Research Aboriginal Person Child Welfare System Residential School 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Isabel Henderson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Leeanne Ireland
    • 3
  • Wilfreda E. Thurston
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Community Health SciencesCanada
  2. 2.Institute for Public HealthUniversity of CalgaryCanada
  3. 3.Urban Society for Aboriginal YouthCalgaryCanada
  4. 4.Department of Community Health SciencesCanada
  5. 5.Institute for Public HealthUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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