Cultural Connectedness

The study explored the specific way in which culturally relevant programming promotes resiliency in FNMI youth.  Researchers found that identity and belonging, and cultural connectedness play an important role in promoting wellbeing in FNMI youth.  Program discussed in the study are initiatives through the Fourth R Uniting Our Nations program.

Authors: Claire Crooks, Dawn Burleigh, Ashley Sisco (2015)

Keywords: Aboriginal youth; Wellbeing; Cultural connectedness; Identity

Summary by: Richelle Bird

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