“Several women in politics that Amra and I have interviewed indicate their greatest strength is in listening. They learn what the issues are, talk to people about what might resolve those issues, and figure out how to make it work.”
What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.
Many Native people believe that intergenerational trauma for all people is not simply a psychological concept, but a physical one — that traumatic events in our ancestors live on in our bodies, blood, and bones.