Quote of the Day from Teaching Truly

Quotes from Teaching Truly: A Curriculum to Indigenize Mainstream Education by Four Arrows (Don Trent Jacobs)

“While there is no single Correct way for educators to address the complexities of historical trauma and unresolved grief among Native students and their communities, this chapter offers the following for consideration:

5. Pay attention to behaviors that could indicate experiences of traumatic events, including psychological stress. Knowing the historical, social, economic and cultural context in which students live can help educators respond appropriately to behaviors indicating primary or secondary trauma. Make the connection between current behaviors and historical distress.” ~ Teaching Truly Pg 47

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