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Native American Heritage Month Events


Please join us this November to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Virtual lectures include an Indigenous food cooking demonstration, Indigenae Podcast screening and discussion, a beading workshop and a keynote address on November 17 featuring Oren Lyons and Thomas Banyacya Jr.

Indigenous Food Cooking Demonstration - November 2, 12:00pm EDT

Indigenae screening & discussion - November 8, 12:00pm EDT

Pendant beading workshop - November 12, 5:00pm EDT

Indigenous Lessions for the World: Traditional Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic & Climate Chance with Oren Lyons and Thomas Banyacya Jr.
November 17, 12:00pm EDT

In Case You Missed It

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Dr. Melissa Walls, Director of the Center’s Great Lakes Hub, recently gave a half-hour presentation about how historical and intergenerational trauma impacts Indigenous communities, and how Native strengths, culture and resilience prevail in the face of injustice. If you missed this very enlightening 30-minute session, you can watch the recording here.

Sophie Neuner and Josh Sharfstein talk about the relevance of Indigenous Peoples' Day

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Dr. Sophie Neuner of the Center for American Indian Health and co-host of a new podcast, Indigenae, talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, about how non-Indigenous people can think about the observance and how Indigenous people are leading on health practices and environmental revitalization.

Listen here.

Collaboration with Bloomberg American Health Initiative aims to advance Indigenous public health leadership

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We are pleased to announce a collaboration with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative to support annual cohorts of Indigenous public health scholars through the Bloomberg Fellows Program.

This collaboration aims to accelerate health and educational equity for Native peoples through targeted outreach and recruitment into the Bloomberg Fellows Program.

Apply Here



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