Barbara Shaw explains Inter-generational Trauma

28th Mar 2018

A prominent Central Australian Aboriginal rights and town camp campaigner has used the screening of a documentary film about Aboriginal Child removal, to explain inter-generational trauma…

The Alice Springs cinema overflowed with people attending a preview screening of the Larissa Behrendt documentary After the Apology – which explores the continued practice of child removal and how various grandmothers are uniting to fight against it.

The film screening was followed by a panel discussion hosted by local Aboriginal leader Barbara Shaw…

Ms Shaw used the moment to educate the large gathering on what she says, is a major contributor to dysfunction in families…

By Teghan Hughes