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Published: July 19, 2010, Author: JayTaber

At the IUHPE 2010 world conference on health promotion last week, CWIS fellow Mirjam Hirch presented a paper on traditional knowledge and self-determination in indigenous mental health. In 2009, at the Traditional Medicine conference in Peru, Ms. Hirch presented on the topic of the revitalization of culture and traditional medicine to cure mental illness in indigenous tribes of the US Pacific Northwest.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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