Christy Morgan is one of the leaders at Calgary’s Boys and Girls Club who is creating a safe space for Indigenous youth to become educated on intergenerational trauma. She smiles outside of Calgary’s headquarters where dozens of young people are experiencing healing. Photo by Sarah Green.
Many Indigenous youths are unaware of the intergenerational trauma caused by residential schools. Because of this, experts say they are often left uneducated on the topic while struggling to cope with its effects. However, through youth initiatives both inside and outside of Southern Alberta Indigenous communities, the healing conversations are starting to happen.