Native Americans and Historical Trauma

There is a growing awareness of the injustices that are woven into U.S. history. HISTORICAL TRAUMA follows them, since their ancestors suffered loss of land, of culture, of language, of religion. They had to adapt to the social norms of a White culture, while mourning the genocide of their ancestors.

We invite you to take advantage of some of the resources below in order to learn more about the suffering of Native Americans.

“To Native Americans, reparations can vary from having sovereignty to just being heard” 

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Bills in Congress that begin to make some amends include:

S 227 Savannah’s LawS 982 Not Invisible ActHR 1585 Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 

Ellen Sinclair

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