Krystal Summerss: A Critical Analysis

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The guest speaker Krystal Summers (2017) provided insight into the health and healing from an Indigenous worldview. This lecture presented me with the opportunity to enhance my understanding of the history and culture of Indigenous peoples in Canada through hearing Summers personal experiences. For social workers to be agents of change, they must seek to learn and understand Indigenous peoples cultural experiences and history with oppression (Mullaly, 2010). According to King, Smith, and Gracey (2009), they discovered that “indigenous health inequalities arise from general socioeconomic factors in combination with culturally and historically specific factors particular to the peoples affected” (p. 76). This point highlights one of the key ideas
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