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Transcript of Historical Trauma
Enjoy the Stories!
A cumulative emotional psychological wounding over the lifespan and across generations emanating from massive group trauma experiences.
Healing Historical Trauma
Takini Network Model -Braveheart, 2005
Culture is Prevention
Historical Trauma Response
Self Destructive Behavior
Cycle of Violence
Maria Yellow Horse Braveheart PhD
We believe that these daily reminders of ethnic cleansing coupled with persistent discrimination are the keys to understanding historical trauma among American Indian people. The losses are not “historical” in the sense that they are in the past and a new life has begun in a new land. Rather, the losses are ever present, represented by the economic conditions of reservation life, discrimination, and a sense of cultural loss. (Whitbeck, Adams, Hoyt and Chen, 2004. P. 121)
1.Confront our trauma and embrace our history – learn our history through storytelling
2.Understand the trauma – reconnect with traditional and cultural practices to resolve grief
3.Release the pain – engage in community sharing, reconnect with community
4.Transcend trauma – reclaim your identity, culture, and traditions
Cultural Continuity As a Moderator of Suicide Risk Among Canada’s First Nations (Chandler, 2003)
Study of 200 Aboriginal bands preservation of their cultural past and self-determination
90 percent of suicides on 10 percent of reservations
Difference = 180 bands are engaged in community practices that promote cultural continuity.
Healing one story at a time