Monday, August 3 – Midwives in Native America
Who was there when you were born? Today we learn about midwives and their role in bringing babies into the world.
Tuesday, August 4 – Dementia in Native America
Family members of people with dementia often have questions about how to handle loss of memory and other challenges. Are you caring with for a family member who has dementia? Join us to ask questions and share your experience.
Wednesday, August 5 – Effects of Climate Change on Native American Culture and Tradition
Climate change is already causing sea level rises, drought and severe weather and Native communities are seeing the impact of those changes. But how is climate change affecting cultural practices?
Thursday, August 6 – The Stigma of Mental Illness
American Indian and Alaska Native adults have the highest prevalence of mental illness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Do you feel like you can talk about mental illness with friends and family? Why or why not?
Friday, August 7 – Preparing for College
Native students often face many challenges during the transition from high school to college. How can we better help students prepare for higher education and increase the likelihood that they will make it to graduation?