TITLE

Community Responses to Violence in Holman, Northwest Territory

AUTHOR(S)
Kimiksana, Alice
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the community response to violence in the Canadian Arctic village of Holman, Northwest Territories. Concern about the high rate of suicide in the community; Creation of a confidential listening and crisis intervention program; Participation of educational groups, healing organizations and the youth in the program.
ACCESSION #
12548788

 

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