Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation, is the president and founder of White Bison, an American Indian non-profit organization in Colorado. For more than 25 years, Don has developed series of culturally-based programs to address recovery and treatment for youth and families. Originally setting out to treat alcoholism in Indian youth on reservations, he later expanded his mission to include drug addiction, dysfunctional families and relationships, and suicide.
Implementing his programs throughout the United States and Canada, Don trains others in the teachings of “wellbriety” so they may become physically, emotionally, and spiritually balanced. He has provided assistance to national policy organizations including the White House Office of Drug Control Policy and has developed many national recovery programs. Author of several books on recovery, Don is a recipient of the Purpose Prize Award and continues to devote his life to helping families and communities heal.