The Generational Impact Of Racism On Health: Voices From American Indian Communities

“Structural racism toward American Indians and Alaska Natives is found in nearly every policy regarding and action taken toward that population since non-Natives made first contact with the Indigenous peoples of the United States.” In this analysis published through Health Affairs, the authors use stories collected from American Indian people who have experienced the results of racist policies to describe historical trauma and its links to the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives. They also outline ways that policymakers can mitigate these systemic effects.

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