Trauma can be passed down through generations

CALGARY, Alb.-Traumas experienced by Indigenous Peoples due to residential schools and colonization can be passed down through generations, even among those now living in a "non-trauma environment," says Métis/Cree traditional knowledge keeper and ceremonialist Kerrie Moore. Moore

is an integrative healing therapist and wellness Elder in the Faculty of Social Work and Writing Symbols Lodge at the University of Calgary.

This, she says, is called intergenerational trauma.

In this Q-and-A, Elder Moore shares her perspective on intergenerational trauma, healing and the discovery of unmarked graves...