APM Reports: Spotlight on Indigenous Relocation

(Rochester, NY) – APM Reports presents an honest, insightful discussion of the ongoing trauma and mental health impacts from the U.S. government's American Indian Relocation Program - designed in the 1950s to assimilate Indigenous people into white-centric society and eliminate tribal governments and culture. Indigenous experts delve into the impacts of historical trauma in their community and the resiliency factors that empower so many to overcome persistent systems of discrimination. APM Reports: Spotlight on Indigenous Relocation airs Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370.

Hosted by Anton Treuer, Ph.D. (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe), Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University. Panelists include:

  • Delores Subia BigFoot, Ph.D. (Caddo of Oklahoma, affiliated with Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana), Director of Indian Country Child Trauma Center and Native American Programs at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Ann Bullock, MD (Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa), Chief Clinical Consultant of Family Medicine and Director of the Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention at Indian Health Service
  • Dorene Day (Nett Lake, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa), Midewiwin kwe, Anishinaabe midwife, traditional practitioner, educator, trainer

 

 


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