As a woman living on the disability support pension put it: ‘You don’t have the flexibility that a rich person has to respond to crisis, so you have to beg for help. And you know you’ll be judged’.
While marketing has made diamond rings a symbol of heteronormative happy endings, women from the Northwest Territories tell a different story about their experiences with the diamond mines.
In this special edition of ‘Don’t Call Me Resilient,’ we chat about how “the slap heard around the world” is part of a layered story of racism, sexism, power and performance.
Critics who are irritated by a lack of an apparent villain in ‘Encanto’ need to take a closer look at the effects of colonial displacement.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful time for all, and even more so for people experiencing trauma-related stress. How can public health emergency responses avoid further trauma for vulnerable people?
Highly skilled dogs are hard at work supporting the child victims of crime. Meet the justice facility dogs.
An Indigenous lawyer makes the case that what happened to Indigenous children who went to residential schools is genocide and the case should be tried by the International Criminal Court.
Now, for the first time in Australian history, trauma is trending in the wider public discourse. What does this shift in public consciousness mean, and where is it taking us?
Researchers report on how COVID-19 is affecting isolated Indigenous communities. Their voices bridge the urban divide, reveal challenges and describe some unexpected bonuses.
To make meaningful progress on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action, all provinces and territories should promptly follow B.C. and ban discriminatory ‘birth alerts.’
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it’s still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
Policies aimed at reducing youth suicide will fail if they don’t acknowledge the cumulative effects of history, associated intergenerational trauma and ongoing violence towards Indigenous Australians.
Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.
Poverty and social exclusion play a big role in Indigenous child suicide. The causes are complex but we know enough to act now to reduce the number of deaths in our communities.
A design team at Emily Carr University worked with families from the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation to support the development of healthy environments for children.
New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
The lock hospitals inflicted incalculable traumas on Aboriginal people, wrenching them away from families and country.