Meet Our Speaker: Dr. Martin Brokenleg
by Mrs. Susan Winn (article from the Anglican Montreal, December 2017 issue)
Dr. Martin Brokenleg is a world renowned teacher and facilitator who will be our keynote speaker [...]. In inspirational sessions Dr. Brokenleg will explore a philosophy of life, studying spiritual goals drawn from tribal wisdom. He will address the spiritual dimension of contemporary youth problems and powerful, proven strategies for connecting with young people. He speaks of family life as the foundational strength in resiliency. In this third year of our Synod triennium, focusing on Healing and Reconciliation, we will be most fortunate to hear from this brilliant theologian, teacher, psychologist and author, Dr. Brokenleg is co-author of the book Reclaiming Youth at Risk: Our Hope for the Future and wascodeveloper of the Circle of Courage model of positive youth development. He provides training worldwide for individuals who work with youth at risk. Martin holds a doctorate in psychology and is a graduate of the Anglican Divinity School. He is a retired professor and was most recently Director of Native Ministries and Professor of First Nations Theology at the Vancouver School of Theology. Dr. Brokenleg has consulted and led training programs throughout North America, New Zealand, Europe, Australia, and South Africa. He is the father of three children and an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
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