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Native Braids: In this second excerpt, a Vietnam Veteran talks about his path to recovery from PTSD

Rod Grove at 20 years old in Vietnam.
used by permission of Rod Grove
Rod Grove at 20 years old in Vietnam.

Hear this story and others on the Native Braids website.

Rod Grove spent just one year of his life overseas in Vietnam; it took 30 years for him to feel at ease again. In this second excerpt of his conversation with Bird Red, Rod talks about the strength he gained from joining a local veterans group, and about Sun Dancing as part of his path to recovery from PTSD.

Rod Grove is a member of the Southern Ute Tribe.

Native Braids is a co-production of KSUT Tribal Radio and independent producer Adam Burke.

When to listen on KSUT:
Native Braids episodes can be heard on both Tribal Radio and Four Corners Public Radio at approximately the following times (actual time may vary slightly due to story length):
Mondays and Wednesdays: at approx 7:50 AM during Morning Edition
Tuesdays and Thursdays: at approx 5:50 PM during All Things Considered

Read more about Native Braids for Native American Heritage Month.

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