Kerry Hawk Lessard, MAA, Exec. Dir., Native American Lifelines of Baltimore presents the NNN Webinar on October 31, 2016

NNN Webinar Archive: “Did our Ancestors Eat Buffalo Chicken?: Decolonizing Practices in Urban Indian Health.”

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The National Native Network held their regular technical assistance webinar series on Monday, October 31, 2016 titled “Did Our Ancestors Eat Buffalo Chicken?:  Decolonizing Practices in Urban Indian Health” presented by Kerry Hawk Lessard, MAA, Executive Director of Native American Lifelines of Baltimore.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Conceptualize the link between historical trauma and contemporary American Indian health outcomes.
  2. Employ successful community interventions around the topics of food sovereignty, decolonized eating practices, and overtly indigenist strategies to combat significant health concerns in Native communities such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, emotional health, and resilience.
  3. Create culturally-grounded health and wellness programs appropriate for and desirable to the specific needs of their communities.

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