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Friday, October 20 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Mni Wiconi Health Clinic and Farm
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Led by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members and health leaders Linda Black Elk, Luke Black Elk and Sara Jumping Eagle in collaboration with UCSF physician Rupa Marya. MASS Design Group, Global Alternative Healthcare Project and National Nurses United, the Mni Wiconi Health Clinic and Farm is a free integrative clinic and farm whose purpose is to provide primary health care services by through decolonizing medicine and the diet.

Please join Linda Black Elk and Rupa Marya for a presentation of this project's beginnings, how it answers crucial social need and how it can serve as a model for all healthcare efforts. The Lakota Dakota people have been some of the fiercest resistors of colonization and currently have some of the most negatively impacted health outcomes in the Western Hemisphere. Come learn how decolonizing approaches in health can help improve those outcomes through the reawakening of traditional healing practices supported by integrative health care approaches.

This Session is Open to the Public, no Conference Registration Required

Workshop Speakers
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Rupa Marya

Rupa Marya, MD, a physician on faculty at UCSF and founder of the Do No Harm Coalition, which works to make visible health disparities and the nexus of racism and state violence, is currently helping set up a free community clinic for the practice of decolonized medicine under Lakota... Read More →

Friday October 20, 2017 6:15pm - 7:15pm PDT
Private Dining Room, Embassy Suites