Trauma

Conversations-figures

Statewide Conversation: Healing Trauma, August 16

How can solidarity be built to create stronger trauma and crisis management in Minnesota?

  • 07/22/2021
Rootsprings_03A9748

Healing Trauma: Minnesota Black Land Trust

Why the land? Because Mother Earth can hold it.

  • 06/25/2021
April_03A9088Photo-Sarah-Whiting

Creating a Village

Taking breaths, pushing through mistakes — the process of creating beauty out of mistakes and never throwing anything away was so important. I am quite emotional writing this. I am realizing how therapeutic that process was for me.

  • 05/25/2021
Patricia Torres Ray and Rena Moran cover

Learning From Global Thought Leaders

Editor Mikki Morrissette recently attended the global, virtual @SkolFoundation three-day conference focused on “Closing the Distance.” Here are a few

  • 04/17/2021
Moller2

The Journey of Sexual Assault Legislation: Part 1 of 2

There are winding roads that lead to systems and policy change. This is a snapshot of one of them, still in process, related to sexual assault legislation.

  • 04/14/2021
Cover-Sheila-Lamb-copy

Sheila Lamb: The View From Cloquet

I did not feel vindicated that my testimony was proven correct but a deep sadness that what was foretold has come to be.

  • 03/25/2021
Cover-Senator-Mary-Kunesh_03A7916Photo-Sarah-Whiting

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
Screen Shot 2021-03-25 at 6.38.46 AM

When Trafficking Hits Home

“For those who have exited trafficking, their biggest need is to rebuild a sense of belonging and identity within their community.”

  • 03/25/2021
Story-l-r-NicoleAnderson-MarySam-MikaylaSchaaf-DanaSkinaway-Sam

Invisibility in the Silence of Grief, Loss, and Rage

“If we do not move past the dysfunction in our communities, there will continue to be victimization.”

  • 03/25/2021
Cover-Patina-Park-copy

Patina Park: A Healing Budget

“To fix over 500 years of trauma and its impact, we need everyone.”

  • 03/25/2021
Cover-MarisaCummings1

Generational Healing

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

  • 03/25/2021
Cover-Chris-Stark_03A0455Photo-Sarah-Whiting

Roots of the Crisis

The investigative work of today is not just for those who are being hurt now — it is for ancestors and to prevent harm to those who are on their way.

  • 03/25/2021