Report: Feeding Ourselves



Feeding Ourselves
 


Feeding Ourselves: Food Access, Health Disparities, and the Pathways to Healthy Native American Communities
, explores the complex historical and contemporary challenges to Native American healthy food access, childhood obesity, and health disparities.
 
This report encourages its readers to take the first step toward a solution – becoming aware of the extent of the problem of Native health disparities and its deep interconnections to U.S. Indian policy, poverty, historical trauma and food systems. This includes building awareness of the complex historic and present-day situations of Native peoples, innovative models, and how systemic and long-term changes may be supported by policy changes at the tribal, federal, and philanthropic levels.



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