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A Thesis as a Ceremony of Voice
The purpose of this thesis is to explore the author's process of finding authentic self as a First Nation's person in graduate school. The study is framed using a traditional Blackfoot method, a post-colonial auto ethnographic ...
Exploring Childbearing, Birth, and Motherhood Following a History of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is widespread and can have long lasting effects. Childbearing, birth, and motherhood are milestones in a woman‘s life that have been known to revive issues related to a history of CSA. This ...
The Space Between: My Rediscovery of Play as an Adult Through Clowning
In considering the embodiment of adult play I find it necessary to consider what play is and research my own relationship to its embodiment in myself. My relationship to my body and its slow journey back to play, including ...
Intergenerational and Inner Conflict in Young Female Immigrants from the Middle East: My Story
Acculturation impacts the lives and well-being of immigrants and their families. When families immigrate, the acculturation process of parents and children may take a different course and take place at a different pace. ...
Reclaiming A Legacy of Tenacity: From the Resiliency Construct to Honouring a Familial Story of Colonial Occupation and Survival
The author presents a deconstructive literature review of the resiliency construct and draws on postmodern philosophical ideas to reflexively critique theories of resiliency. An autoethnography of the author‘s familial ...
Awakening From Grief with Pema Chödrön
Death is an event that our society encourages us to avoid, cheat, hide, delay, and deny though it pervades our daily lives with every experience of loss that we encounter. Consequently, we are further conditioned to limit ...