Resource Library

This library contains over 200 articles and resources relevant to tribal child welfare, gathered from a wide variety of sources. It also includes all of the products developed by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes that you see featured on this website. We hope you find what you need!

Materials here not created by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes are for reference and not necessarily endorsed by the Children’s Bureau.

Lesson 1: Historical Trauma

Abstract: “Our focus is on diabetes but in order to address the holistic components associated with a balanced life, we need to address other potential affects.  The mind holds our life experiences and is central to our emotional and spiritual health. It is...

Historical Trauma Annotated Book List

Abstract: “These books address historical trauma as it has played out across time and space in different communities. Broad survey books along with those focused on historical trauma in African American, American Indian, Australian Aboriginal, Nazi Holocaust,...

Historical Trauma Annotated Articles List

Abstract: These journal articles relate to historical trauma, also sometimes referred to as intergenerational trauma, transgenerational trauma, or post traumatic slavery disorder in the professional literature base. Broad survey articles along with those focused on...

Historical Trauma and Cultural Healing

Abstract: “What is historical trauma? How do people and communities experience it? And how can reconnecting to cultural practices help families and communities heal? Genocide. Slavery. Forced relocation. Destruction of cultural practices. These experiences,...