What we can western medicine learn from traditional Indigenous healing, and how can we move forward to better all of our health.
Content Last Updated July 2014
Canadian Indigenous people had an effective world of medicine before colonization – medicine that came from this land and was specific for the people that inhabited it. Indigenous healing extends far beyond herbal teas and smudging. At its roots, it is the belief and the practice in a holistic approach to health, in treating the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual facets of health as one.