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By Gregory Phillips

Addictions and therapeutic in Aboriginal nation establishes a framework for figuring out the problems pertinent to Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga and playing and its after-math in a single group, vast River (a fictitious identify for a true community).

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X. ‘Bama’ is a self-descriptive term used collectively by the Aboriginal peoples of Cape York Peninsula. 27 Addictions&Healing in Aboriginal Country Should Indigenous or Non-Indigenous Explanatory Models Be Used? 157 In other words, western sciences and knowledge production systems often mask their own underlying cultural beliefs, while insisting that their science is beyond such limitations. 158 As Chicano scholar Mirandé notes: Objectivity has been extolled as a virtuous trademark of science ...

I really believe that emotions can create chemical reactions in the body. If we don’t face those emotions, it can create sicknesses ... So for Aboriginal people, the whole of life is a spiritual experience, and so the whole of sickness is a spiritual process. The spirit can not be in balance if it is out of balance with the body. If you’re spiritually unwell, you can’t help but affect the whole of your being ... See, the impact of colonialism has been huge ... we Aboriginal people are spiritual people and we are still recovering because of colonialism ...

There will be, and already is, a feeling that as long as one is a member of the ‘haves’ there is no need to worry about the ‘have-nots’. This group of course includes the poor and mentally ill and minority groups such as Aborigines ... It may well be that the internet which is already dissolving national borders, could be the forum where the nation-state is once again forced to assert itself in order to limit the potentially dangerous effects of alienation which force vulnerable individuals to seek identity through ethnonationalism and other forms of racial hatred ...

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