Unbreakable Strength: Healing from Intergenerational Trauma as an Indigenous Woman

As a child, I realized that being First Nations wasn't ideal. Like many Indigenous people, having to navigate through life carrying the weight of my experiences with racism, poverty, violence, abuse, abandonment, and witnessing addictions felt impossible and unfair. I became a young adult uneducated on how to work through anxiety and PTSD, and I didn't know how to recognize what I am going through in these terms or how to make the connection between my parent's experiences and mine.