Attention Friends, Colleagues and Community Partners,

I am privileged and honored to share with you the link to the recently released “OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH” public service announcements shared with us by the CDC’s Native Diabetes Wellness Program.  The link below will take you to the PSA spots and the attached Media Advisory shares information about the content and inspirational messages shared in these PSA’s. 

The UIHS Traditional Resources Program as part of our “Food Is Good Medicine” project has been one of 18 tribal community programs working with the NDWP to prevent type 2 diabetes in Indian County by promoting and honoring our tribal histories, cultures, traditions and traditional foods as a pathway to health and wellness. 

Please feel free to share this e-mail and link to these PSA’s with any and all of your family, friends, and colleagues in an effort to get the word out that “Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health”.  Along with our partners at CDC NDWP, we hope these messages will provide opportunities to discuss health in meaningful ways, with the strength of culture at the heart of the discussion. 


Paula Allen (Karuk/Yurok)
Traditional Resources Specialist

Effective February 2, 2013 my email address will change to:  paula.allen@crihb.org

United Indian Health Services, Inc.
Potawot Health Village
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