Featuring Patricia Grant, a licensed social worker and program manager for Analensigi, a mental health and substance abuse program on the Qualla Boundary. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Grant approaches her healing work in the context of current Cherokee experience which is impacted by historical grief and trauma that are part of Cherokee heritage. Grant is a founding member of the Cherokee Healing and Wellness Coalition, which has organized a 2012 Journey to Forgiveness, including traveling the Trail of Tears in reverse, holding conferences on both ends.
Cherokee Journey to Forgiveness and Healing
Friday, March 30, 2012