Cultural Loss – Impact on Native American Health | Unnatural Causes

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

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“Take a Picture with a Real Indian” | James Luna performance

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian – the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. Established by an act of Congress in 1989, the museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs,

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Native American Flash Mob Round Dance Takes Over Mall of America | COLORLINES

This was on COLORLINES today “Organizers from Idle No More held a flash mob round dance early Saturday evening at the Mall of America to raise awareness of their movement that calls on all people “to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water.” … “More than a thousand Native American people filled the

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