Raising Reconciliation: Inter-Generational Trauma

How three individuals are breaking through inter-generational trauma

by Sarah Green, Georgia Longphee, and Casey Richardson

Inter-generational trauma perpetuates a cycle of cultural disconnect and misunderstanding in Indigenous communities, seen by many as the root cause of challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples.

The Calgary Journal invited an Indigenous elder, a professor and a student — all who have been touched by inter-generational trauma — to discuss the critical importance of resilience. Resilience focuses not on pain but on strength.

“I have trauma. I have triggers. But now that I am learning about it, it is helping me know what those triggers are and deal with them in a healthy way.”

To learn more about the Iniskim center at Mount royal University please visit: https://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/IniskimCentre/index.htm

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Intro music by Ricardo-Andres-Garcia