His resilience is a testament to the healing inherent in his peoples’ worldview
“This is a timely initiative and well planned and very much needed! …”
“After much thought about this program and its’ effects, this is my second time attending this seminar and the depth of what we already know flourishes and gives each and everyone of the attendees’ purpose. We are Nishiiyuu, the ones that were foretold or prophesized. Collectively we have a great resource we need to tap into, to really begin the healing in our nation. This is a timely initiative and well planned and very much needed!….Mistahii Idnanaskoomin, nii Nishiiyuu”
Lawrence House or “Larry”, as he is more commonly known Is a member of the Indigenous community of Chisasibi, He advocates for the integration of the NishIiyuu way within the institutions that serve his community.
His work has been to bring into the mainstream the knowledge and wisdom that his people hold “sacred” and to apply it in all facets of community daily life.
Like in many indigenous communities worldwide, he experienced the abuses that his people endured during the worst exercises of assimilation in the colonial history of Canada.
His resilience is a testament to the healing inherent in his peoples’ worldview.
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