Terra Houska & President Julian Running Bear (Oglala Sioux)
November 21st, 3 – 4 p.m. EST/ 11 a.m. Alaska Time
The National Native Network at the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, in conjunction with the Indian Health Service Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and the American Indian Cancer Foundation present: Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes for E-Cigarettes and Tribal Communities. President Running Bear and Terra Houska will be speaking on the impact of e-cigarettes in the communities they serve and discuss some of the PSE changes communities made.
Terra Houska (Oglala Lakota) spent the last three years as a tobacco control health educator for Great Plains Tribal Chairmen Health Board. She is currently taking a break from the working world, and healing while fighting breast cancer for the last two years. Houska has worked with 18 different tribal communities, allowing her the opportunity to listen to members and learn what is needed for changing commercial tobacco policies across Indian Country.
President Julian Running Bear is the current and 43rd president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.