Historical Trauma, as defined by Dr. Maria Yellowhorse-Braveheart, is “the collective emotional and psychological injury both over the life span and across generations, resulting from a cataclysmic history of genocide.” The resources and links in this guide provide more information on what historical/intergenerational trauma is, how it is experienced by Native communities, and how traditional cultural practices may be able to help Native people and communities heal.

Author: CBCT
Date: 2016