Outcome of the Nisga'a Womens Wellness Conference

Starting on May 29, the Nisga’a Women’s Footprints to Wellness Workshop was held at the Laxgalts’ap Community Centre.  It was a two-day healing workshop facilitated by Melissa Myer 2 day Workshop which began at 8:30am and went to 4:30pm each day.  According to the conference materials, Ms. Meyer’s uses an approach called the Psychology of Vision – a path of the heart that has helped tens of thousands of people around the world through seminars, one-to-one coaching to improve their lives, relationships, and health by giving them an understanding of themselves and others. A total of 84 Women of all ages, from grade 11 and 12 all the way to elders, attended these sessions.


Guided by the conference theme ‘if we heal our women, we can begin to heal our Nation”, the workshop promoted and encouraged:

  • Group healing
  • Individual Healing
  • Confidence Building
  • Tools for individuals to help themselves process trauma
  • Psychology and Vision
  • Emotional Healing


One of the intentions of this event is to explore fundraising to hold a similar future workshop to be hosted in Gitlaxt’aamiks.



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