WASHINGTON, DC – Today is the last day of the Families USA Health Action 2010 conference. Also today, at 10:30am is the American Indian Health Policy workshop called “Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going.” From the conference agenda:
American Indians and Alaska Natives experience some of the most significant health disparities in the United States. This workshop will discuss the state of Indian health care today, health reform provisions that will address these disparities, and how these changes will be implemented.
Donald Warne, Oglala Lakota (of the Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairman’s Health Board) moderated the discussion and Jennifer Cooper (National Indian Health Board) and Cara Thunder (American Indian Community House) presented.
Video of Cara Thunder speaking:
Video of Jennifer Cooper speaking: