Expanding health literacy: indigenous youth creating videos.

@article{Stewart2008ExpandingHL,
  title={Expanding health literacy: indigenous youth creating videos.},
  author={Suzanne Stewart and Ted Riecken and Tish Scott and Michele Tanaka and Janet Riecken},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={180-9}
}
How can creating videos contribute to expanding health literacy? This article describes a participatory action research project with a group of Canadian Indigenous youth and their teachers. As the youth explored their interests about health and wellness through the artistic creation of videos, they developed a critical consciousness about community, culture, confidence, and control. They became mobilized and obtained information about health and wellness that allowed for the development and… CONTINUE READING

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