april, 2023

thu20apr2:00 pm3:00 pmMCH Nutrition Council Webinar With External Experts2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

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MCH Nutrition Council Webinar With External Experts – Beyond Land Acknowledgement: Using Cultural Humility In Working with Tribal Nations
Thursday, April 20, 2023
2:00PM–3:00PM ET

In this presentation, Dr. Warren-Mears will discuss her experience in working with Tribal nations in the Pacific Northwest. Specifically she will discuss land acknowledgements and some ways tribal people feel about them. Ways to move beyond land acknowledgements. Ways to work in Indian Country, using the tribal food sovereignty work as a model. Finally, she will be available for questions you might have about working with domestic sovereign nations.

For over 16 years Victoria Warren-Mears has served as Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center Director; she has responsibility for managing the staff of NWTEC and developing programs and projects at the direction of tribal leaders to strengthen the health system and better health outcomes for tribes in the Portland Area. Victoria also worked for 10 years at a local health jurisdiction, as a WIC Supervisor and Nutritionist. She holds a PhD in Nutrition Sciences from the University of Washington and a Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Dietetics, with an emphasis on adult education, from Washington State University. Victoria has been deeply involved in developing tribally driven best practices for data sharing, use and stewardship, and work to increase tribal food security and sovereignty. When not working, Victoria enjoys cooking, and doing arts and crafts.

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sde-gpjMtE9BW2_07h7tD-z_L6nvdYU6e


(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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