Hollow Tree: Fighting Addiction with Traditional Native by Herb Nabigon

By Herb Nabigon

ahead of gaining knowledge of local therapeutic equipment, Herb Nabigon couldn't think a existence with out alcohol. His robust autobiography, The hole Tree, tells the tale of his fight to beat dependancy with assistance from the non secular teachings and concord of his elders.

Nabigon had spent a lot of his existence wrestling with self-destructive impulses, emotions of inferiority and resentment, and alcohol abuse whilst Eddie Bellerose, an Elder, brought him to the traditional Cree teachings. With assistance from therapeutic tools drawn from the 4 Sacred instructions, the safe haven and revitalization provided via the sweat resort, and local cultural practices reminiscent of using the pipe Nabigon used to be capable of finding sobriety.

The hole Tree is one person's testomony to the ability of indigenous tradition to heal. Herb Nabigon's therapeutic trip guided him to a lifetime of kindness, honesty, braveness, and humility.

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