BODIES DON'T JUST TELL STORIES, THEY TELL HISTORIES: Embodiment of Historical Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

@article{Walters2011BODIESDJ,
  title={BODIES DON'T JUST TELL STORIES, THEY TELL HISTORIES: Embodiment of Historical Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives.},
  author={Karina L. Walters and Selina A. Mohammed and Teresa A Evans-Campbell and Ramona E. Beltr{\'a}n and David H. Chae and Bonnie M Duran},
  journal={Du Bois review : social science research on race},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={179-189}
}
Increasingly, understanding how the role of historical events and context affect present-day health inequities has become a dominant narrative among Native American communities. Historical trauma, which consists of traumatic events targeting a community (e.g., forced relocation) that cause catastrophic upheaval, has been posited by Native communities and some researchers to have pernicious effects that persist across generations through a myriad of mechanisms from biological to behavioral… CONTINUE READING