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Native Americans of the Great Lakes Region Day Pass 5/5: Historical and Contemporary Issues of American Indians Residing in the Michigan Great Lakes Region: Challenges and Strengths
This lecture will provide an historical overview of Michigan Indians, both rural and urban, including who they were and who they are in today; the impacts of colonialism on substance misuse, suicide, poverty and other contemporary issues including our tragedy of murdered and missing Indian women; an overview of strengths in the face of overwhelming odds, including Tribal culture and resilience; tribal ways of knowing and healing and the fact that "we still remain." Sandra Momper is a citizen of the Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians and an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She collaborates with American Indian Health and Family Services in Detroit on SAMHSA grants to address suicide prevention/ intervention, and substance misuse among rural and urban American Indians and Alaska Natives. Her 20 years of clinical and community organizing experience with American Indian and African American families informs her research.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Series 5 - Native Americans of the Great Lakes Region
Date(s) : 05/05/2022
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED