Intergenerational Trauma Case Study

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She already knows the bear has a story to tell. She structures a healing environment so the story can be told. She responds with her whole being” (Eagleheart, 2002, p. 187). By creating an open and comfortable environment within our classroom we can hope to encourage students and families to start an open dialogue about their fears. The teachers in the article by Whitley (2014) recognized “the limited understanding that they had of the lives, values and realities of the Aboriginal students they taught, and how this prevented them from being able to relate to and engage many Aboriginal students” (p.174). This points out the need for educators to not only understand the history of the intergenerational trauma and the effects it has on the students
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