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Exploration of Historical Trauma among Yavapai-Apache Nation College Graduates

Abstract The Yavapai-Apache Nation represents one American Indian tribe whose experiences of historical trauma and alternative responses to historical trauma is not fully understood. This study sought to explore the presence of historical trauma among individuals who did not directly experience events of historical trauma, and ways those individuals have dealt with the possible impact of historical trauma. The foundation of this research reflected that pathological outcomes may not be universal responses to historical trauma for a sample of Yavapai-Apache Nation college graduates, as evidenced by their academic success, positive life outcomes, and resilience. The study utilized Indigenous methodologies and conversational and semi-structured intervi... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Baker, Tahnee Marie (Author) / Segal, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Vicenti Carpio, Myla (Committee member) / Sangalang, Cindy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / American Indian / College Graduates / Historical Trauma / Indigenous Methodology / Indigenous Research Methods / Native American
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 160 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Work 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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