When Cheyennes Helped Me
Last updated 12/4/2014 at 10:22am
Twenty five years ago, our mission administrator told us he was requiring us to move from the Cheyenne reservation to one of our mission centers to get counseling. It was a shock to hear that but we moved. Counseling sessions were confusing. I didn't understand why we had been sent to counseling. But I did the best I could and talked about whatever I could think of might be a problem.
I talked about how my father had abused me and our mother as I was growing up. My father would beat me and bawl me out for accidents and other things I couldn't help. It was not discipline for things I di...