Date: Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016
Where: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel - Prior Lake, Minnesota
About the Event:
This conference presents a first-of-its-kind opportunity to share knowledge which can lead to improved nutritional outcomes within Native communities.
Tribal leaders, Native and non-Native practitioners, researchers, public health experts, and others are invited to:
- Exchange Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge
- Discuss current practices
- Listen to, connect with, and learn from each other
- Candidly explore ways to overcome the existing obstacles to greater understanding
Additionally, the conference aims to identify new areas of potential research, practical application, advocacy, and collaboration on Native dietary health and food systems.
First Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition
September 26-27, 2016
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Prior Lake, Minnesota
The conference is co-sponsored by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the University of Minnesota's Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute.