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Your Spirit is Your Voice

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 14 August 27, 2009

Ralph Johnson (Survivor)*Culture has answers for us – apology is healing in action. Walter Lyon – Survivors Toolkit – “Abandonment”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 12: August 13, 2009

Roy Morris (Survivor)* Talks about Culture, Language and Land final. Segment to his story. Ophelia Kamenawatemin – Survivors Toolkit – “Acceptance”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 11: August 6, 2009

Bobby Baxter (Survivor)*The sweat lodge and finding his way home through culture. “There are no bad people, just bad choices” Lyn Manitowabi – Survivors Toolkit – “Relapse”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 10: July 30, 2009

Ogicidaakwe Diane Kelly (Intergen) *Talks about her father, growing up, the pope’s apology and moving forward. Josephine Sutherland (Survivor) Took couselling – made a world of change for better, “no excuse for no healing journey.” Great interview! Lyn Manitowabi – Survivors Toolkit – “Confronting denial”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 9: July 23, 2009

Roy Morris (Survivor) *Talks about living on land and residential school lessons. Learned about life from the land and culture. Josephine Sutherland (Survivor) *Talks about residential school and personal healing Lyn Manitowabi – Survivors Toolkit – “Denial”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 8: July 16, 2009

Martin Tuesday (Survivor) *Talks about how language helped him, and did not take apology. Jennifer Wood (intergen) *Talks about her experiences and where she is at now. Lyn Manitowabi – Survivors Toolkit – “Openness”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 7: July 9, 2009

Alex Moonias (Survivor) Land as healer and teacher - final segment to his story. Chief Arthur Moore (Survivor) *Talks about his personal story and as leader. Marjorie Griffith – Survivors Toolkit – “Shame”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 6: July 2, 2009

Alex Moonias (Survivor) *Talks about how the land has helped him heal. Mary Jane Metat (Survivor) *Talks about how abuses kept her down, now doing great Kevin Berube – Survivors Toolkit – “Getting to the heart of the matter.”

Your Spirit is your Voice - Episode 5: June 25, 2009

Tina Kakepetum-Schultz (Survivor) Embracing culture and teachings - final segment. Elizabeth Sakaney (Survivor) *Talks about res. School and how she is helping herself. Florence Bouchard – Survivors Toolkit – “Crying”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 4: June 18, 2009

Tina Kakepetum-Schultz (Survivor) *Talks about always having faith in Creator, changing life direction, learning from culture. Marjorie Cachagee-Lee (Survivor) *Talks about her school years, how she made changes. Walter Lyon – Survivors Toolkit – “Finding a confidante”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 3: June 11, 2009

Chief Clifford Bull (Survivor) *Talks about his personal life – sexual abuse struggles/family issues raising children after abuse. Learning to talk about it. Katy Quinn (Non-Ab) *Comm. Coalition for Healing and Reconciliation- work they do Chris Metat (Survivor)* Talks about how he felt about the apology, compensation for the damage done by Residential Schools, and his struggle with achieving an education. Violet Tuesday – Survivors Toolkit – “Apology” from FN perspective

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 2: June 4, 2009

William Dumas (Survivor) *Acknowledging pain and healing process Norma Keejick (Survivor) * Learning from nephews suicide and father’s words SongsforSurvivors (Margaret Dumas) Rose Gunderson – Survivors Toolkit – “Listening”

Your Spirit is Your Voice - Episode 1: May 28, 2009

Inaugural program – People tell why they support this program: Donny Morris (intergen) William Dumas (Survivor) Lorraine Kenny-Beaton (Survivor) Grace Winter (intergen) Wava Fox (Survivor) Dave Poulin – Survivors Toolkit – “Talking”