Positive Indian Parenting: Lessons of the Cradleboard

Date:   Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Time:   5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Trainer:   Native American Youth and Family Center
Location:   NAYA Family Center
  5135 NE Columbia Boulevard
  Portland, OR 97218
Map:   Directions to Location

Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills.



This session is designed to explore traditional methods of nurturing and how growth and development were recognized. It examines the use of cradleboards, wrapping, massaging, and signing as nurturing ways. Further, it looks at how child development was viewed and encouraged. Parents will receive information on the needs of children and examine what the old ways teach us about bonding, nurturing, and development.

In this session, parents will learn how to:

Dinner and childcare are provided.


RSVP and questions should be directed to Shilo George at shilog@nayapdx.org or 503-288-8177 x240