The National Indian Health Board is celebrating National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month with webinars on Native health and culture.

Webinar Recordings

Indian Health 101: Fulfulling a Promise

Indian Health 101 covers the basics of the Indian health system and provides context for understanding the complex legislative and regulatory framework that underpin it. Presenters discuss the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations to Tribes and how that is manifested through the Indian health system.

View Indian Health 101 the slide presentation.

Cooking with Traditional Foods: Demonstration & Discussion of the Relationship Between Land & Food

The National Indian Health Board presented this webinar on November 20, 2020, in honor of American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Mariah Gladstone, advocate for the Native Food movement and creator of Indigikitchen, presented on the history of the food and food systems of North America’s native peoples. The presentation covered the traditional relationship with the land and food, the relocation and reservation period, the importance of cooking with and honoring regional Native foods, and current food sovereignty work happening within the indigenous community. During the program, Mariah discussed indigenous foods available today and prepared a dish using some of those ingredients.

Contact Us

To learn more about 2020 American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month, please contact Jennifer Vigario at [email protected].

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