While Native traditions favor family bonds, a year cooped up in the house together can strain even the closest relationships. Kids learning from home, parents working from their living room, and few of the welcome distractions like sports and entertainment venues to relieve the monotony are a recipe for family discord. We’ll get reminders about the importance of keeping the harmony and learn strategies for improving relationships in the home.
Dr. Roger Kuhn (Poarch Band of Creek Indians) – licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in San Francisco, college professor in American Indian studies at San Francisco State University
Shannon Shaw Duty (Osage) – editor of the Osage News, wife and mother of six
Arlo Iron Cloud (Oglala Lakota/Diné) and Lisa Iron Cloud (Oglala Lakota) – hosts of Urban NDN Couple Talk
Break 1 music: Little Earthlings (song) The Jir Project Band (artist) Sun Child (album)
Break 2 music: Meskwaki Nation Intertribal (song) Meskwaki Nation (artist) Oneida Powwow: 40th Anniversary (album)