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Building Power Through Re-Indigenization Across American Indian Communities During COVID-19 (On Demand-No CE)

Started May 4, 2021

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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

If you are seeking CE or a certificate of completion, you will need to enroll in the paid CE version: https://www.mitrainingcenter.org/courses/bptra0521ce

COVID-19 has worsened many long-standing inequities across the nation. Indigenous communities have been fighting for change and justice across many social, economic, and environmental inequities for decades. This webinar will feature Indigenous leaders from across the country who are centering re-Indigenization, a process intended to promote community healing that centers the distinct social and cultural experiences of American Indian people. 

Audience

Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, health systems, etc. as well as across disciplines, whether health education, nursing, environmental health, leadership, etc.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of the impacts of and opportunities created during COVID-19 on/in Indigenous Communities
  • Describe "Re-indigenization" as a power building approach and provide examples of this work during COVID-19
  • Describe how public health allies can partner with Indigenous communities within and outside of reservations to build power in the long-term

Instructors

Judith Le Blanc, Executive Director, Native Organizers Alliance

Mark Denning, Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

Anahkwet (Guy) Reiter, Executive Director, Menikanaehkem, Inc.

Moderated by:

Paula Tran Inzeo, Group Director, Mobilizing Action Towards Community Health (MATCH), University of Wisconsin-Madison Population Health Institute

Planning Committee

Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES; Dany Zemmel, MPH; Paula Tran Inzeo, MPH; Sweta Shrestha, MPH

Sponsors

This training is co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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