Tuesday, November 2 | 12:00 – 1:30pm CT / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
This session will provide an overview of the Great Plains demographics, socioeconomics, and current-day Tribal and government relationships.
Belief System: Family Relationships
Tuesday, November 16 | 12:00 – 1:30pm CT / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
Ms. Le Beau-Hein will introduce past and present Native American family systems and roles within the family. She will also discuss traditional healing practices in relation to western medicine.
Communication: Urban and Rural Differences for Great Plains Tribes
Tuesday, November 30 | 12:00 – 1:30pm CT / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
Participants will learn protocols, customs, and norms in verbal and non-verbal communication to understand the differences when working with Native Americans from rural or urban settings.
Strategies: Introducing Cultural Champions
Tuesday, December 14 | 12:00 – 1:30pm CT / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm MT
This final session will introduce the concept of internal cultural champions and their roles within an organization. Participants will hear examples of how health systems have effectively developed a cultural champion role and key elements of success and effectiveness.