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Storytelling as medicine: Coming In documentary follows two-spirited people living in Sask. - Saskatchewan - CBC News

16.2.17

Storytelling as medicine: Coming In documentary follows two-spirited people living in Sask. - Saskatchewan - CBC News: On Monday night, Marjorie Beaucage showed her film Coming In at the Frances Morrison Public Library. The elder, mentor, filmmaker and two-spirit co-ordinator for OutSaskatoon explored four stories of younger people and their struggles. ‚Äč

"I think that a lot of these youth are abandoned and the silence around sex and all those things are what kills the youth today," she said.

"It's like there's no place for them to put their pain around sexual abuse and identity and who they are."

The film looks at their lack of support, homophobia and how they find their way in the world, Beaucage said. She said sharing stories is a form of medicine, which helps people understand the lives of others.

"It's all about loving and accepting as we are."


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