generational trauma

Tanya and Mikki roundtable

Perspective From Bosnia (+ speech: How to Elect Women in a Patriarchy)

“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.”

  • 06/17/2022
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Sen. Mary Kunesh: A Central Issue

I felt I had no choice but to address the violence that has for too long destroyed so many families in Minnesota and across Turtle Island.

  • 03/25/2021
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Generational Healing

Policies are good, but educating about the perception of Native women in society needs to happen.

  • 03/25/2021
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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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Financial Trauma

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.

  • 02/24/2020
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Roaring into the past

Confronting that history helped me understand that my mom shared a story with many thousands of Native people who had been forcibly placed for adoption.

  • 06/01/2019
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Healing: Generational Trauma, The Chord Of Silence

TRIGGER WARNING: This is a story, among other things, about childhood sexual abuse My ancestry is a crazy quilt —

  • 02/01/2019
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Rosy Simas Facilitates the Weave of Healing

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.

  • 09/01/2018
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Generational Trauma

My work in the world was carved by unforeseen circumstances. Through a process of understanding, I came to my work

  • 05/01/2017