‘Storytelling and its Transformative Impact on the IDPs in the Philippines’
Storytelling is an effective tool in transforming the negative energy of trauma into something constructive, especially in settings where oral tradition remains strong. The entire process of storytelling as this article suggests, can bring the whole community to a consciousness of history with a strong appreciation of their individual and societal resilience. The experience of telling stories enables a community to plan and implement the course of action that people want to undertake, and further affirms their being active participants in social healing and community building.
Click here to read the full Conflict Resolution Quarterly article by Al Fuertes: EFAP memory archive workroom 1 – Storytelling and its Transformative Impact on the IDPs in the Philippines