The Good Road of Life (GRL) is a culture and resilience based curriculum based upon the dissertation study of Dr. Clayton Small (Northern Cheyenne) completed at Gonzaga University. His research was on the struggles of Native men in their healing journey. A grant from ANA allowed Native PRIDE a national American Indian non-profit organization to transform the dissertation study into a curriculum that is endorsed by tribal leaders and federal agencies. The Good Road of Life is designed to assist Native men, women, youth and organizations address challenges to personal and organizational wellness including grief-losses, forgiveness, sobriety, spirituality, violence prevention, communication skills, healthy relationships, suicide prevention, action planning and team-trust building. The process is interactive and incorporates an ongoing healing theme for participants. The curriculum includes a trainer and participant manual and DVD for training of trainers.
Participants will experience a culture and resilience based curriculum endorsed by tribal leaders and federal agencies.
Participants will address their personal wellness journey in a safe and sacred environment.
Participants will learn strategies to replicate the curriculum process in their communities.