Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

 

Game Night

November 5

4:00 - 5:30 PM MST

Join CNAH for a virtual game night! We will be playing Jeopardy to test our knowledge on Native American topics. Students who register and participate will be entered into a gift card drawing!

Who should attend? Current and Prospective Native American UNM Health Sciences students, and HSC staff and faculty.

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Indigenous Health and Advocacy

November 12

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Moderator:
J.P. Sánchez MD, MPH,
Interim Executive Diversity Officer, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Senior Advisor, HSC Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Featured Speakers:
Governor Brian Vallo, Acoma Pueblo

Conroy Chino, Acoma Pueblo,
Former television reporter and news anchor and producer (Looking Toward Home, Surviving Columbus, and Ancient Pathways) 

Tribal and State Leaders will help workshop participants better understand how to advocate for Indigenous Health at the local, regional, and national level, especially in reducing the burden of COVID-19 within indigenous communities and in advancing the presence of indigenous peoples in the field of health.

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Social and Structural Determinants of Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Health

November 17

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MST

Moderator:
Micah Clark

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Andrea Garcia

A 90-minute interactive, open-access workshop aimed at increasing faculty and trainee understanding of the social and structural determinants of urban AIAN health. This workshop provides an interactive and effective method to increase participant knowledge of the importance of a land acknowledgment, of connecting Federal Indian Policy to health outcomes, and of how AIAN identity may impact access to health care.

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Decolonization, Indigenization and Reconciliation in Health Professions Education

November 19

12:00 - 1:30 PM MST

Moderator:
Dr. Carolyn Montoya

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Margaret Moss

Dr. Moss provides a perspective often missed from our traditional educational systems about Native American history and the subsequent health outcomes rooted in it. Supported by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) grant (#T94HP30902)

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Cooking 3 Sisters Soup

November 19

4:00 - 5:30 PM MST

Cook along with CNAH Program Assistants via Zoom and make this excellent fall dish, Three Sisters Soup. Bring your favorite traditional recipe to share with everyone!

Who should attend? Current and Prospective Native American UNM Health Sciences students, and HSC staff and faculty.

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Indigenous Health and Advocacy

November 24

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Moderator:
Norman J. Cooeyate, MCRP,
Tribal Relations Liaison, Center for Native American Health, UNM Health Sciences Center

Featured Speakers:
Representative Georgene Louis,
District 26, House of Representatives, New Mexico

President Nez,
Navajo Nation

Tribal and State Leaders will help workshop participants better understand how to advocate for Indigenous Health at the local, regional, and national level, especially in reducing the burden of COVID-19 within indigenous communities and in advancing the presence of indigenous peoples in the field of health.

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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A Conversation with NM Representative Derrick Lente

November 30

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Featured Speaker:
Representative Derrick Lente,
District 65, House of Representatives, New Mexico

Higher education has had significant impacts on the health and wellness of American Indian tribes, pueblos, and nations. Join us for a special conversation with NM Rep. Lente (Isleta/Sandia Pueblo) about the importance of a health professions education.

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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