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WASHINGTON The prolonged federal government shutdown has produced another victim in programming. Due to the ongoing federal government shutdown, the Native Men’s Health webinar scheduled for today has been postponed.
The Native Men’s Health Network apologizes for any inconvenience.
CANCELLED: The fourth webinar that was scheduled for Thursday, October 16 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm edt.
This particular webinar takes an adult Native male focus and will include strength-based approaches to promoting health, including Indigenous views on the sacredness of fatherhood, motherhood and families; and culture-based approaches to substance abuse prevention.
It is the fourth of a six-part webinar series on Native Men's Health, which are being hosted by the Indian Health Service (IHS), along with Men’s Health Network, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Office of Minority Health and the Society of Public Health Education.
To view past webinars - “A Conversation with Billy Mills,” “Building Resilience, Community and Culture Among Young Native Men and Boys,” or “Partnering for Wellness: Charting a Course to Hope, Healing, and Health for Native Males and Their Families” please click on the corresponding link below:
WEBINAR #3 (audio broadcast on September 10): Running Strong: A Conversation with Billy Mills on Native Men's Health.
Presenters included: Billy Mills (Oglala Lakota), national spokesperson for Running Strong, recipient of Presidential Citizens medal, and Olympic gold medalist in the 10,000 meter race held in Tokyo, Japan in 1964.
WEBINAR #2 (audio broadcast on July 18): Building Resilience, Community and Culture Among Young Native Men and Boys.
Presenters included: Brian Yazzie, National Director of Native American Services, Boys and Girls Clubs of America; Keola Chan, Executive Director, ‘Aha Kane Foundation for the Advancement of Native Hawaiian Males; Drs. Sue Stone and Sylvester Briggs, Aberdeen Area Youth Residential Treatment Center (YRTC); and Erin Bailey, Director of the Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth.
WEBINAR #1 (audio broadcast on June 13): Partnering for Wellness: Charting a Course to Hope, Healing, and Health for Native Males and Their Families.
Presenters included: Mose Herne, Director, Division of Planning, Evaluation and Research, Office of Public Health Support, Indian Health Service; Rod Robinson, Director, Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and Rick Haverkate, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Minority Health.
The Native Men’s Health Network will inform the public through media sources when the webinar will be rescheduled.
posted October 17, 2013 7:57 am edt