About this Event
Title: Historical Trauma and the Health Disparities that Perpetuate in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities
Speaker: Dean S. Seneca, MPH, MCURP, CEO and Founder of Seneca Scientific Solutions+ (Seneca, Beaver Clan)
With traditional introduction - Ohen:ton Kariwatehkwen "the Words that Come Before All Else” by Rohsennase Dalton LaBarge (Kanienkehaka, Bear Clan) URSMD '23
Description: This presentation will cover leading health inequities, causes of death, health workforce and other challenges while working in Tribal communities. We plan to address some cultural norms, unique communication styles, and public health challenges, as well as, provide some current demographic population information. In addition, the discussion will include tribal life experiences, cultural issues, barriers, and how to successfully build tribal relationships.