Nathan, a Native American Lakota and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. For 11 years, he worked at a casino that allowed smoking. The exposure to secondhand smoke caused permanent lung damage called bronchiectasis. The lung damage led to his death at 54 years old. The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board has worked with […]
The Great Plains Tobacco Prevention Project developed the Sacred Willow Book to share stories about traditional tobacco. Traditional tobacco is tobacco and/or other plant mixtures grown or harvested and used by American Indians and Alaska Natives for ceremonial or medicinal purposes. There is a variety of “traditional tobacco” that the different tribes of the Great […]
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board is one of the National Native Network’s partner agencies. Here is an introduction and promotional video explaining who they are. Enjoy! For more information on the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board click here.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI – The National Native Network held their regular webinar series on February 9, 2016. Dr. Donald Warne, MD, MPH presented for the NNN with his presentation titled “Tobacco Control and American Indian Cancer Policy. The three objectives of the webinar are: Identify patterns of American Indian commercial tobacco use. Identify patterns of […]
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