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Native Trauma

Published: May 1, 2016, Author: JayTaber

Peter D’Errico reports that Native suicides reflect an infection of the soul by the disease of silent despair, an unresolved grief from the civilizing of Indians by Europeans. The ongoing loss of lands, resources, and ways of life, he says, leave Native communities in a state of perpetual mourning as each new generation is born into a “world in shambles”.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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