Suzanne Methot

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Killing the Wittigo

Indigenous Culture-Based Approaches to Waking Up, Taking Actions, and Doing the Work of Healing

Written specifically for young adults, reluctant readers, and literacy learners, Killing the Wittigo explains the traumatic effects of colonization on Indigenous people and communities and how … 271 View

Legacy

Trauma, Story, and Indigenous Healing

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other … 370 View
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How Things Work and Why Stories Matter

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In this chapter, the author discusses the history of trauma experienced by indigenous communities as a result of colonialism. This chapter also includes a general overview of indigenous … 30 $3.00 Add
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Introduction

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In the introduction to her book, Suzanne Methot speaks directly to the reader, explaining why she wrote the book, and what she hopes people will gain from reading it. 8 $0.80 Add
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What it Means to Be Colonized

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This chapter includes a discussion of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as it impacts indigenous people. The author also discusses the ways in which trauma affects how individuals and communities … 31 $3.10 Add
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Terror, Anger, Grief, Loss

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In the first chapter, Methot categorizes the traumatic implications of oppressive colonial tactics into historic trauma, impacts on 1st generation, intergenerational impacts, and continued … 26 $2.60 Add
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Becoming Human

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In this chapter, the author recalls her youth and relationship with her parents and how that shaped her identity as an indigenous person. The chapter concludes with a list of developmental trauma … 26 $2.60 Add
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Identity and Control

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In this chapter, Methot discusses the process of forming one’s own identity, particularly how colonialism and racist rhetoric impacts this process for young indigenous people. She offers a … 20 $2.00 Add
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The Angry Indian and a Culture of Blame

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In this chapter, the author explores how trauma can lead to violence within communities and discusses ways in which indigenous philosophies can be applied to end lateral violence. 36 $3.60 Add
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Isolation, Disconnection, Reconnection

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In this chapter, Methot describes the extinct to isolate and dissociate after experiencing trauma, and what this behaviour can look like. She provides advice for how to reconnect with yourself, … 26 $2.60 Add
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Chapter 5

Invisible Roots

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author provides a brief biography of her mother and her experiences with trauma. 25 $2.50 Add
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Lateral Violence

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In this chapter, Methot explains how the violence of colonialism caused intergenerational trauma that results in violence within indigenous families and communities. Methot describes this cycle … 28 $2.80 Add
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Chapter 6

Fractured Narratives

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author recalls her own experiences of trauma and how it changed the ways in which she thought and behaved. 28 $2.80 Add
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Families and Relationships

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In this chapter, Methot discusses how colonialism and residential schools continue to create hardhships for indigenous communities. Methot provides a guide to navigate difficult emotions, … 38 $3.80 Add
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What the Body Remembers

From: Legacy

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This chapter discusses the physiological and medical impacts of trauma including headaches, insomnia, and learning disabilities. The chapter also discusses indigenous medicinal and healing practices. 38 $3.80 Add
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Dis-Ease and Self-Care

From: Killing the Wittigo

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In this chapter, Methot discusses how the stress, abuse, and trauma brought on by residential schoos relate ton the mental-illness, disease, and pain within indigenous communities. 28 $2.80 Add