The Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank, in partnership with APHA and with support from CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, hosted a conversation on climate and health in tribal communities.
VIEW RECORDED WEBINAR
- Identified how changes in the climate and have impacted the health and lifeways of tribes.
- Discussed the importance of climate and health initiatives to mitigate inequity and how tribal governments and tribal-serving organizations can address climate justice; and
- Presented tribal strategies and frameworks to address climate and health challenges that also reduce future health disparities, celebrate tribal ways of life and traditional, cultural practices.
- Ivana Castellanos, MPH, Policy Analyst, Environmental Health, APHA Center for Public Health Policy
- Mariah Norwood, Infectious Disease American Indian Liaison, Minnesota Department of Health
- Rosemary Ahtuangaruak, Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank Member, Village of Nuiqsut, Alaska
- Shasta Gaughen, Environmental Director, Pala Band of Mission Indians
- Larry Campbell (wanaseah), Community Health Specialist, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
- Jamie Donatuto, Environmental Health Analyst, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Questions? Contact the APHA Public Health Policy Center.