ERIC Number: EJ615505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The American Indian Holocaust: Healing Historical Unresolved Grief.
Brave Heart, Maria Yellow Horse; DeBruyn, Lemyra M.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, v8 n2 p60-82 1998
Argues for the existence of historical unresolved grief among American Indians. Outlines the historical legacy of war, genocide, and boarding schools resulting in intergenerational trauma and a host of associated social problems. Suggests healing strategies that integrate modern and traditional approaches to healing at the individual, family, and community level. (Contains 95 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Alcoholism, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Boarding Schools, Emotional Disturbances, Genocide, Grief, Intervention, Psychological Patterns, Social Problems
Journal online at Web site: http://www.uchsc.edu/sm/ncaianmhr/jover2.htm
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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