Historical Trauma in Native Americans
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This paper consists of a five page discussion and conclusion for a previously written essay totaling more than 30 pages in length. The subject of both is historical trauma in the study of Native American populations. Specifically, the author draws parallels between the notion that traumas can be experienced over multiple generations and the Nez Perce Indians and the War of 1877.
From the Paper:"Evidently, then, there is strong evidence in the case of the Nez Perce Indians and the War of 1877 and the hypothesis that this group experienced--and continues to experience--historical trauma. The concept of an historical trauma is an almost natural extension of previously existing concepts of trauma in psychology. The major difference between historical trauma and the more ordinary varieties of trauma is that the latter are analyzed in terms of individual events having an effect on individual people. Posttraumatic stress disorder is an excellent example..."
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