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“You’ve been Listened to”

There is no word for “justice” in the Cree language. In his book “Up Ghost River”, residential school survivor Edmund Metatawabin described the closest word to justice in Cree is “kintohpatatin” – which loosely  translates to “you’ve been listened to.” … Continue reading

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The Power of Listening

“Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person, they are almost indistinguishable.” David Augsburger From “Caring Enough to Hear and be Heard.“ “Before one can love,” Eric Fromm noted, “one must be able to listen” … Continue reading

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