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What is Historical Trauma?

LEARN

Watch the video below!

REFLECT

How is historical trauma distinct from other types of trauma?
What is the relationship between historical trauma and colonialism?
How has historical trauma manifested in Canada, or in your own community?

PRACTICE

  • Select one group that has experienced historical trauma and do a deeper dive into the implications for that group today.
  • Research or think about how that particular community has experienced historical trauma, and how reconnecting to cultural practices can help families and communities heal.

Discussion