Brenda Thayer, a mental health counselor for SEARHC, speaks of trauma in Native communities during a speech at the Walter Soboleff Center on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Brenda Thayer, a mental health counselor for SEARHC, speaks of trauma in Native communities during a speech at the Walter Soboleff Center on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘We are not defined by our wounds’: Speakers talk about trauma’s effects on Alaska Native people

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