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Challenging hidden assumptions: Colonial norms as determinants of Aboriginal mental health

October 2012

This report outlines how colonial practices such as the residential school system and government banning of ceremonies inflicted a “soul wound,” or intergenerational trauma caused by the experience of violence, oppression, and grief, on Aboriginal peoples.

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