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Resisting the “attachment disruption” of colonisation through decolonising therapeutic praxis: Finding our way back to the Homelands Within

Return to Articles Riel Dupuis-Rossi   Introduction Whether it concerns matters as sweeping as governance or as intimate as loving ourselves and others, colonisation forces a model of relationship on Indigenous Peoples that is fundamentally about domination and subjugation. This form of genocidal violence infuses every level of our existence. There is no consent. We …

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Resisting the “attachment disruption” of colonisation through decolonising therapeutic praxis: Finding our way back to the Homelands Within

Riel Dupuis-Rossi   Riel Dupuis-Rossi, MA, MSW, RSW, is a therapist of Kanienʼkehá꞉ka (Mohawk), Algonquin, and Italian descent. Riel grew up in their traditional territories, off reserve in Hamilton, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. Since 2011, Riel has been providing decolonising and culturally-centred trauma therapy to Indigenous individuals, couples, families, and groups in Vancouver, British Columbia, …

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