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He Kokonga Whare: Maori Intergenerational Trauma and Healing

33 months
Approved budget:
Dr Paul Reynolds
Health issue:
Wellbeing (autonomy self-determination)
Proposal type:
Māori Health Programme
Lay summary
This research focuses on Maori Intergenerational Trauma and Healing to generate new knowledge on inter-generational impacts among M?ori. Maori experience high rates of trauma and these can be passed from one generation to another. This programme of research will investigate the ways that people make recovery from sexual abuse, from imprisonment and from cultural disconnection. Interviews and hui will be undertaken around the country with those who have experienced trauma, those who have recovered from trauma, and those who work to help with recovery from trauma. This research aims to find pathways to recovery and identify good practise that will be useful for whanau affected by trauma and those who work with them.