Shauna Jackson and Alyssa Bravo, both interns for Haseya, help weed the medicine wheel healing garden in Colorado Springs on September 5, 2019. The garden consists of sage, tobacco, cedar, and sweet grass which are all traditional medicines. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

4 out of 5 Native American women are survivors of domestic or sexual violence. A Colorado Springs garden is helping them recover.

A vacant lot has been converted into the Haseya Indigenous Healing Garden, where Native women who have experienced violence can come together, garden, connect with others and use traditional ways of healing to make a life change

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