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College of Public Health Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Oct 13, 2021

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

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Virtual Event

"Bridging Nations, Overcoming Barriers: Elevating Indigenous Knowledge in the Public Health Landscape"

Presented by Anne Helene Skinstad, PhD, director, Native Center for Behavioral Health, and clinical professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health.

Please register for the webinar in advance.

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Dr. Skinstad will share from her experiences navigating the relationship that Native American communities have with the federal government due to their very difficult past, and the ways in which researchers have to continue to educate the Western world to change their approach when trying to offer support to these communities. Native communities have proven their incredible resilience throughout the centuries since this country was colonized, and they deserve to have their voices heard and their ways be put into practice.

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