Cultural Loss – Impact on Native American Health | Unnatural Causes

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From the California Newsreel documentary Unnatural Causes

“Dr. Donald Warne talks about how cultural loss impacts the health of Native American tribes in Arizona. The damming of rivers plunged local tribes into poverty, dependence and ultimately poor health. Deprived of their language, land, livelihood and traditions, many Native Americans have developed a fatalistic view about diseases like diabetes.”

From Episode 4 – Bad Sugar

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