Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Pow Wow Dancer

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Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle has struggled with an anxiety disorder for most of his life. After a traumatic accident ended his career in health care, his life became unmanageable and he sought out the help that he so desperately needed. As a longtime photographer, when he found Broken Light Collective in an article it instantly resonated. He now runs a photography program at his local mental health association. He has since become a certified mental health peer specialist and advocate. He also writes local editorial and uses his platform to help erase the stigma of mental illness in his community.

About this photo: “A young dancer, dressed in regalia awaiting her turn to take part in the Pow Wow. Our world is so polarized these days, that we often forget our real hope lies in our children’s strength and vision of their own future.

This entry was submitted as part of our “Picturing Hope” Photo Challenge

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One comment on “Pow Wow Dancer

  1. daveyone1
    June 15, 2017

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