The Healthy Living in Two Worlds Project: An Inclusive Model of Curriculum Development

  • Hilary N Weaver

Abstract

The experience of living in two culturally distinct worlds and striving for healthy living served as the guiding themes in the development of a wellness curriculum for urban Native Americans ages 9-13. Development, implementation, and evaluation of these processes are presented as a model of participatory curriculum development. The Healthy Living in Two Worlds curriculum was developed as a framework that can be augmented with regionally or tribally specific content so that other urban Native American communities can create wellness programs that meet their needs.

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Published
2010-02-01