Mike Duncan is an enrolled member of Round Valley Indian Tribes. His tribal heritage is Maidu/ Wailaki / Wintun and Western Band Shoshone. In 2012 Mike Duncan found Native Dads Network and is currently the CEO of the 501c3 non-profit. Since 2009 Mike has facilitated the “Fatherhood/Motherhood is Sacred” curriculum with great success and has helped create a network of Fatherhood/Motherhood groups in Northern California. Also in this time, he has worked in urban and rural Tribal communities conducting workshops discussing topics such as – Fatherhood/Motherhood Is Sacred, Historical Trauma, Cultural Competency and Healthy Relationships. He has used these topics and personal stories to help participants look at barriers and to encourage traditional teaching as solutions.
From 2015, Mike Duncan tells of how the Fatherhood is Sacred program affected his community.