2017 Conference Videos

Second Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition

September 18 - 20, 2017
From knowledge to practice: Using both Indigenous wisdom and academic research to improve Native American nutrition

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Remarks

Honor Guard: Sisseton-Wahpeton Kit Fox Society

Drum group: Ghost Nation

Prayer: Leonard Wabasha, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Cultural Director

Brian Buhr, PhD
Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN

Keith Anderson
Vice-Chairman
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Prior Lake, MN

Mindy S. Kurzer, PhD,
Conference planning committee chair
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN

SESSION I: HEALTHFULNESS OF TRADITIONAL FOODS

Moderated by:
Holly Hunts, PhD
Associate Professor
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Transformational Eating: A Ceremony of Gratitude

Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA (Pawnee/Athbascan)
Director of Urban Indian Health Institute
Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle, WA

Elisabeth Echo-Hawk Kawe (Pawnee/Athbascan)
Director of Indigenous Wellness
Headwater People
Seattle, WA

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Indigenous Foods Improve Health

Gary Ferguson, ND (Unangan/Aleut)
CEO
Rural Alaskan Community Action Program
Anchorage, AK

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Food is Medicine

Linda Black Elk (Catawba Nation)
Sitting Bull College
Fort Yates, ND

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Elder Response

Beverly Stabber-Warne, RN, MSN (Oglala Lakota)
South Dakota State University College of Nursing
Brookings, SD

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SESSION II: COMMUNITY/UNIVERSITY NUTRITION RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS – METRICS OF SUCCESS

Moderated by:
Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA (Pawnee/Athbascan)
Director, Urban Indian Health Institute
Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle, WA

Why Evaluate? Indigenous Evaluation Frameworks

Donald Warne, MD, MPH (Oglala Lakota)
Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

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Kaupapa Maori Evaluation Frameworks for Evaluating Co-design Processes

Debbie Goodwin (Ngai Tuhoe/Whakatohea)
DBZ Consultancy Ltd
Hamilton, NZ

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Evaluation of Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) Native American Programs

Donald Warne, MD, MPH (Oglala Lakota)
Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

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Speaker Panel Discussion/Q&A

Debbie Goodwin, Sharon Ka’iulani Odom, and Donald Warne

Pilinaha: The Four Connections, an Indigenous Framework of Health

Sharon Ka’iulani Odom, MPH, RD (Native Hawaiian)
Roots Project Director
Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Clinic
Honolulu, HI

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Celebrating The Next Generation

Emceed by:
Joanna Bryant
SMSC Community Member and Wellness Administrator

Next Generation Youth Panel

Estella LaPointe (Ihanktunwan)
Community Programs Manager
Dream of Wild Health
Minneapolis, MN

Sean Buehlmann (Ihanktunwan Nakota),
Former Garden Warrior and current Market Coordinator
21 years old

Jennifer Buehlmann (Ihanktunwan Nakota)
Garden Warrior Leader
13 years old

Faith Gronda (wyandot of Michigan)
Garden Warrior Leader
18 years old

Tayah Reyes (St. Croix Band of Ojibwe)
Former Garden Warrior and current Program Intern
18 years old

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Entertainment: Supaman (Native Hip-Hop Artist)

SESSION III: COMMUNITY/UNIVERSITY NUTRITION RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS – BEST PRACTICES UTILIZING BOTH INDIGENOUS AND ACADEMIC SCIENCE

Moderated by:
Harriet Kuhnlein, PhD
Professor Emerita
McGill University
Montréal, Canada

Looking Back on Research: Successes and Lessons Learned

Linda Frizzell, MS, PhD (Eastern Cherokee and Lakota)
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Technical Consultant, Great Lakes Tribal EpiCenter
Minneapolis, MN

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Speaker Panel Discussion/Q&A

Tiffany Beckman, Linda Frezzell, and Lisa Te Morenga

Brain Activation by Food Cues Varies with Choice of Visual Stimulus in Obese American Indian Women

Tiffany Beckman, MD, MPH (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe)
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

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A Kaupapa Maori Co-Design Approach for Developing a Healthy Lifestyle Support Tool for Use in New Zealand Maori Communities

Lisa Te Mornega, PhD, (Ngati Whatua, Te Rarawa)
Associate Dean and Senior Research Fellow
Department of Human Nutrition
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand

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SESSION IV: BRIEF TALKS, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA

Moderated by:
Sarah Miracle, MBA, RD, LD, FAND
Chickasaw Nation SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Program
Ada, OK

Decolonizing Nutrition Science

C Hassel and AL Tamang,

University of Minnesota

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Nutrition Monitoring App: Food from the Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

H Hunts and E Dratz,

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Growing Resilience and Leadership on the Wind River Indian Reservation

C Porter, et al.

University pf Wyoming, Laramie, WY, University of Wyoming, Riverton, WY, and Blue Mountain Associates, Fort Washakie, WY., and Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health (Fort Washakie, WY)

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Making a Pathway: Reflections of Native Hawaiian Community Facilitators upon the Experience of Participatory Research into ‘Ai Pono (Wholesome Nutrition)

CH Titcomb, et al.

Waimanalo Health Center, Waimanalo HI, Wai’anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Waianae, HI, and Papa Ola Lokahi

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The Pacific Island Food Model Toolkit: Ten Years of a Community-Developed Multicultural Nutrition Education Tool

NK Baumhofer, et al.

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

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Grand Foods of the Grand Canyon: A Nutritional Analysis of Traditional Food Plants of the Hualapia Ethnobotany Youth Project

Carrie Calisay Cannon, Hualapai Tribe Department of Cultural Resources, Peach Springs, AZ

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Healthy Children, Strong Families 2: Randomized Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for American Indian Families

EJ Tomayko, et al.

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

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Gitigaanike/ Red Lake Local Foods Initiative

D Manuel and S Seki, Red Lake Food Initiative, Red Lake, MN

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Growing Resilience and Leadership on the Wind River Indian Reservation: The Struggles and Victories of Community Leadership Development in a Federally Funded Research Partnership

C Harris, P. Harris, D Perez, et al.
Growing Resilience Community Advisory Board Members, Ethete, WY, Fort Washakie, WY, and University of Wyoming Extension on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Kinnear, WY

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SESSION V: ENVIRONMENT, LAND AND NUTRITION

Moderated by:
Janie Hipp, JD, LLM (Chickasaw Nation)
Director, Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative
Law Professor, University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Effects of Relocation on Food Access and Nutrition

Devon Mihesuah, PhD (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)
Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding
University of Kansas
Laurence, KS

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Speaker Panel/Q&A

Steven Bond-Hikatubbi, Larry Campbell, Jamie Donatuto, Devon Mihesuah, and Faith Spotted Eagle

Biodiversity and Nutrition

Steven Bond (Chickasaw Nation)
Technical Assistance Specialist
Intertribal Agriculture Council
Eastern Oklahoma Region
Ada, OK

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Elder Panel: Reflections on Native American Nutrition and Pathways to the Future

Moderated by Jamie Hipp, JD, LLM (Chickasaw Nation), Director, Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative, Law Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Panelists included Larry Campbell, Faith Spotted Eagle, Beverly Stabber-Warne, and Ernie Whiteman

Swinomish First Foods and Community Health as Indicator of Climate Change

Larry Campbell (Swinomish)
Community Health Specialist
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
La Conner, WA

Jamie Donatuto, PhD
Environmental Community Health Analyst
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
La Conner, WA

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Closing Remarks and Ceremony

Mindy S. Kurzer, Ph.D.
Conference planning committee chair
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN

Drum group: Ghost Nation

Prayer: Andy Vig, SMSC Member