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2 Bruce Gunn, the United Church minister to Ahousaht, was a participant in the development of the Ahousaht Holistic Society and treasurer during my tenure there from 1994 to 1996. Gunn provided some of the details of the development of the society in a telephone conversation I had with him on January 7, 2006. BIBLIOGRAPHY Armitage, Andrew. (1999). " In Aboriginal Self Government in Canada, ed. John H. Hylton. Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, 61-77. Atleo, Eugene Richard. (2004). Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview.
R. Atleo 1996). " Standard programs are contracted out through proposal processes and then delivered in communities that require the content to be translated into local community and cultural terms. The Ahousaht Holistic Society is an attempt to deliver meaningful and effective social and health programming in a remote and rural cornmunity for which standard programming, based in mainstream Canadian culture, does not make local sense. The AHS, serviced by local paraprofessionals, permits programs to be interpreted into local and cultural mores to better meet the need of individuals and families.