Study Explores Role of Traditional Parenting Class in Strengthening Native American Families

Imprint – November 08, 2020
As a Navajo and Hopi mother who connects new moms to home-visiting services, Daili Lister knows firsthand the vital importance of drawing on Native American child-rearing practices. When she had her first child in Flagstaff, Arizona, she was just a short drive from the small town where she grew up. Relatives passed down a cradleboard and taught her the special blessings and practices that have helped mothers and babies bond for centuries. But for many other Native American families–particularly those living in urban centers like Mesa, Arizona, where Lister now works–there are fewer ways for new parents to learn about traditional tribal practices. CLICK HERE
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