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Who are we as human beings? In this repeat edi­tion of First Voic­es Radio Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse talks with Jane Mid­del­ton-Moz about Indige­nous trau­ma and resilien­cy. Jane is Direc­tor of the Mid­del­ton-Moz Insti­tute. She is an inter­na­tion­al­ly known speak­er and author with more than 35 years of expe­ri­ence in con­sul­ta­tion, train­ing and com­mu­ni­ty inter­ven­tion. Jane has served on the Board of NACOA (Nation­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Chil­dren of Alco­holics) and the Advi­so­ry Board of NANA­COA (Nation­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Native Amer­i­can Chil­dren of Alco­holics) and has been award­ed the dis­tinc­tion and title of Hon­orary Wit­ness for the Truth and Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Com­mit­tee of Cana­da.” Jane has a Mas­ter’s degree in Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gy and has held numer­ous direct ser­vice, man­age­ment and exec­u­tive posi­tions in large non-prof­it cor­po­ra­tions and com­mu­ni­ty agen­cies. She is rec­og­nized for her work in the areas of adult chil­dren of alco­holics, mul­ti-gen­er­a­tional grief and trau­ma in indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies, and com­mu­ni­ties, eth­nic and cul­tur­al aware­ness, anger, cul­tur­al self-hate, dif­fer­en­tial diag­no­sis, val­ues in the work­place and in fam­i­lies, empow­er­ing employ­ees and cre­at­ing pos­i­tive work­place envi­ron­ments. Jane is the author of Chil­dren of Trau­ma: Redis­cov­er­ing Your Dis­card­ed Self,” Shame and Guilt: Mas­ters of Dis­guise,” Boil­ing Point: Deal­ing with the Anger in Our Lives,” Boil­ing Point: The Work­book,” Wel­com­ing our Chil­dren to a New Mil­len­ni­um: A Day­book of Hopes and Wish­es for the Future,” Val­ues from the Front Porch: Remem­ber­ing the Wis­dom of Our Grand­moth­ers” and co-author of After the Tears: Reclaim­ing the Per­son­al Loss­es of Child­hood,” Bul­lies: From the Play­ground to the Board­room — Strate­gies for Sur­vival,” and The Ulti­mate Guide to Trans­form­ing Anger: Dynam­ic Tools for Healthy Rela­tion­ships.” More about Jane and her impor­tant work can be found at https://​www​.mid​del​ton​-mozin​sti​tute​.com.