Where American Indian Families Thrive!

  • Provides a family assessment of strengths and needs
  • Teaches therapeutic methods of self-care & healing
  • Helps family members engage in positive activities together


This group will couple traditional teachings and the creation of art with current mental health knowledge about trauma and trauma response.
Our goal is to support families to have healthy relationships, cope with stress positively, and achieve your unique goals.

During sessions, we will...
-Use cultural crafts to practice relaxation and focus
-Provide insights into historical trauma and family relationships
-Teach therapeutic methods of self-care & healing
-Help family members engage in positive activities together 

Soogizin Dodem

(Strengthening Families) 

Fall 2017

Questions regarding Soogizin Dodem may be directed to:
Jessica Gourneau (x3009)
 jessica_gourneau@aifc.net
(651) 793-3803

or
Sierra Yazzie (x3015)
sierra_Yazzie@aifc.net

  • 10 sessions:
    • ​Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
    • Nov. 1, 15, 29
    • ​Dec. 6, 13,  20
  • Lunch and childcare provided
  • Open to all—both new and repeating participants