Thursday, October 24, 7:00-9:00 pm
Minneapolis American Indian Center
A straight-forward, insightful discussion of the cultural effects of ongoing trauma and mental health impacts from the federal government’s relocation program designed in the 1950s to assimilate Indigenous people into white-centric society and eliminate tribal governments and culture. This discussion is held by and for Indigenous people living in the U.S. and will include audience Q&A.
Hosted by Anton Treuer, American Indian panelists will delve into the impacts of historical trauma and the resiliency factors that empower so many to overcome the systems of discrimination and persist. This event will be recorded for broadcast/publication. This event is free, but registration is required.
Maja Beckstrom and Sasha Aslanian, APM Reports
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