Patti LaBoucane-Benson: The Outside Circle

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Patti LaBoucane-Benson, Director of Research, Training and Communication at Native Counselling Services of Alberta, joins Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her graphic novel "The Outside Circle." The story focuses on an Aboriginal man wrapped up in gang violence who seeks a path towards rehabilitation through Aboriginal healing circles and ceremonies, an experience informed by LaBoucane-Benson's work with Aboriginal men over the last 20 years.
Episode:
The Agenda in the Summer: Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Aired:
Jul 10, 2015
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