The film introduces the viewer to Historical Trauma from a high level. Two researchers and AIM Legal Resources worker explain Historical Trauma and a young 14-year girl explains the trauma she is living through while living in the same house where her brother was involved a shoot out with law enforcement.
Rick McArthur, AIM Legal Resources
Dr. Rachel Yehuda, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Winona LaDuke, Program Director, Honor the Earth
Dr. Melissa Walls, research sociologist, UMD
Chy (Native Youth)
Music by Tall Paul and Keith Secola
Directors comment: This sets the stage for the rest of the film and introduces Historical Trauma from differing perspectives. Music from Indigenous Hip Hop Artist Tall Paul and Keith Secola add a first-hand experience of Historical Trauma.