WAHA Traditional Healing Program
What is the traditional healing program?
The program offers a variety of services with traditional and cultural healing options, focusing on the mind, body, and spirit of the person. The Traditional Healing Program (THP) exists to support WAHA community members and their families, with emphasis on serving those who are surviving residential school members, or family members of survivors.
WAHA’s Traditional Healing Program is offered through the WAHA sites located in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat and Peawanuck.
The foundation of the THP is based on:
Traditional Healers and Traditional Counselors:
Traditional healers along with traditional counselors travel throughout all of the six communities, conducting ceremonies and providing counseling services for the people. In 2010, 6848 appointments/interactions were completed by persons utilizing THP services.
The key programs and services of the THP are:
To register for THP programs, please contact:
WAHA’s Traditional Healing Program Manager
(705) 658-4544 ext. 2605