Strategies to Face Adversity

How do Aboriginal people overcome adversity?

Aboriginal people have had to face the same adversities for generations. Strategies used by one generation were passed on to the next and so on.

imagesAboriginal people have had to face the same adversities for generations. Strategies used by one generation were passed on to the next and so on. Many participants learned a great deal from their parents and grandparents on how to confront adversity.

Others needed to learn how to confront adversities themselves as previous generations in their family were not empowered to do so. This was due to many reasons, the main reason being education. Many Aboriginal people saw the benefits of obtaining an education and this meant power.

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