In my journey to find about how creative arts can be used in different cultural contexts, I came an article which has fascinated me and caused a paradigm shift in my perception of looking at Creative Arts Therapy as Western Concept.
This report describes the results of a study by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) ,Canadain the use of creative arts in healing programs. Since many cultural activities are
arts-based, this article addresses some questions that arose around the use of creative arts in healing programs; in particular,
• How often are creative arts incorporated into healing programs?
• What are the associated benefits and challenges?
The formal research question guiding this study was,
• What happens when art, music, dance, storytelling, and other creative arts become a part of community-based Aboriginal healing programs?
Very interesting read!!!!
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