GONA brings education, healing to Rocky Boy reservation
April 5, 2002
Theda New Breast's road to recovery began at age 12, when she planned to kill her father.
Then New Breast, who intended to make her alcoholic father's death look accidental, attended an Alateen meeting a recovery program for teenagers affected by alcoholics with a friend. At that meeting, New Breast realized her father had a disease, and abandoned her murder plot.
The middle-aged woman from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Glacier County told this tale and much more to 174 people at the Gathering of Native Americans wellness conference Thursday at Rocky Boy High School.
It was the second...