Debwewin: The Truth of our Hearts

The name and positioning statement touches on one the seven sacred teachings and resonates with First Nations peoples with the research and discovery of heart disease affects aboriginal peoples. The name Debwewin is perfect bridge between medicine and the medicine wheel in the context of the heart. In our creative sessions, we kept coming back to “Truth (debwiwin)”, which one of the seven sacred teachings, and how this relates to the heart and the mission of this project as the research team looks at discovering the truth of why First Nations peoples struggle or are affected by heart disease. We were tasked with for this research initiative