Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Gerry Oleman

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Date created
2011
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Abstract
Stl’atl’imx Nation Elder Gerry Oleman (Saa HiiI Thut) talks about his experiences with leadership and how sobriety is a key to success and health. Oleman also discusses how family is important to the renewal of First Nations culture and to successful leadership.

Themes:
Education; Compassion; Sobriety; Ceremony; Respect with land/the land teaches us; Relationships; Engage in language and listen to people/history; Teaching comes through the air; Candle flame-spirit-vitality; Water bathing in the mountains; Fasting with mother earth and her medicines; Sage and Cedar - nourishing for mind body and spirit for health; sit with people who inspire you; Be sincere with words
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English
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