The Heart & Soul Support Feast

I am a student at FDLTCC, where I am pursuing my associate’s degree in liberal arts while also earning my Chemical Dependency Counselor certificate. The college’s web site reads; “The mission of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is to provide higher education...

My Anishinaabe Mentor

I’m currently enrolled at FDLTCC. So far it’s had ups and downs much like everything in life. Some would ask why a 49 year-old person is going to school.  I have been asked why I chose FDLTCC.   When my father, Archie Horton Sr., was alive, he had a very good friend...

How to Repay a Mentor

Sometimes a person comes into your life for a very particular reason.  At first it may not be clear to you what that reason is; but it will likely become obvious that you will never be able to pay them back.  That’s when you just have to pay it forward. Jack O’Brien...

The Study of the Art of Boxing

“Hey Matt, come to my gym, I will teach you how to box”  I looked up from my computer and Chuck Horton was standing over me in the library of the college we attend. The thought had never once crossed my mind; me, one of the biggest nerds (Chuck Horton’s own words)...

Boxing and the Brain

Boxing & the Brain from Chuck Horton As a long-time boxing coach and promoter in Duluth, Chuck Horton knows first-hand the importance of protecting the fighters who already sacrifice so much for this sport. Please read this entry from Don Muzzi M.D. where he...

How Steve Slama Turned His Life Around

How has your life better now? Holding a job for one, owning a business, and having much better control of my emotions. Chuck saved my life. I was very much into drugs, dealing and using. Spending time in prison, but now my life is so much better. Coaching kids, really...