Indigenous Forum – Brave-Hearted Women: Protectors of Native Women’s Health | Melissa Nelson (Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe), Erin Konsmo (Metis/Cree), Esther Lucero, LSW (Yaqui), April McGill (Pomo/Yuki), and Katsi Cook (Akwesasne Mohawk)
Indigenous women examine health threats to women, families and communities, and provide breakthrough case studies and models for protecting and supporting Native women’s health in urban and rural contexts. Hosted by Melissa Nelson (Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe), President, The Cultural Conservancy. With: Erin Konsmo (Metis/Cree), Media Arts Justice and Projects Coordinator, Native Youth Sexual Health Network; Esther Lucero, LSW (Yaqui), California Consortium of Urban Indian Health Centers; April McGill (Pomo/Yuki), Native American Health Center, San Francisco; and Katsi Cook (Akwesasne Mohawk), traditional midwife and health advocate.
Recorded Friday, October 17, 2014 at the national Bioneers Summit Conference in San Rafael, California.