Promoting global health and well-being of Indigenous youth through the connection of land and culture-based activism.

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Summary of "Promoting global health and well-being of Indigenous youth through the connection of land and culture-based activism."

This research explores and supports the importance of Indigenous cultural knowledge and practices as guiding factors in understanding the agency and actions of Indigenous youth in seeking justice while journeying across the land. The article examines the work of Indigenous scholars and the significance of Indigenous knowledge in connecting to the land and natural environment, thus contributing to 'being alive well'. An example from Indigenous youth-focused research is highlighted to hear from the youth about the importance of being on ancestral land, journeying with peers and more importantly (re)gaining a sense of well-being and health through culture-based activism.


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Name: Global health promotion
ISSN: 1757-9767
Pages: 17-25


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