Corpus ID: 165830927

American Indian Perspectives on Healing from Historical Trauma: An Indigenous Inquiry

  title={American Indian Perspectives on Healing from Historical Trauma: An Indigenous Inquiry},
  author={Renee Beaulieu-Banks and Kim Sundeen and Kyra Christopherson},
American Indians in the United States have endured a collective history of deliberate mass extermination efforts for over 500 years, resulting in cumulative emotional and psychological trauma across generations, termed Historical Trauma (HT). Mounting research explores the myriad of responses (psychological, physical, mental and spiritual) to this trauma, known as Historical Trauma Response (HTR), within current American Indian populations. The majority of research regarding HT pertains to… CONTINUE READING


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