AICHO (American Indian Community Housing Organization) is looking after 175 people at the moment, providing culturally specific help for families and individuals struggling with domestic abuse, homelessness and poverty.
More and more people in the non-Native community are becoming familiar with AICHO, thanks to their exploding presence as a showcase for Native art and artists, and Daryl Olson, a domestic violence/sexual assault training specialist, says the community - Native and non-Native alike, can help the organization by getting involved through attending events and volunteerism.
Mike Waldron says combat stress, for soldiers, is supposed to happen. It's only when it carries over into a person's civilian life that it can become a problem. Waldron came to grips with his own post traumatic stress and now he's teaching other veterans how to retrain their brains.
Veteran's Day honors the veterans among us ... but many veterans aren't comfortable with the stereotypes they face when they get home. What if they don't want to be seen as either heroes or "damaged," somehow? Is there anything in-between?