Obesity Struggle Among Alaska Natives
September 30, 2013 at 7–9 pm[2h]
Olin Hall, Room 103
Julie Serstad, RN, PHN, MSN, Deputy Director of the North Slope Borough, Barrow, Alaska, will talk about the struggle to maintain a subsistence lifestyle, fight the destructive impact of fishing and hunting regulations that have been imposed on traditional food sources, and what is currently being done to work with Alaska Natives/Native Americans to reduce obesity in a culturally sensitive way. This lecture is open to the public.
This event is sponsored by the Gustavus Lyceum and Lefler Series, the Department of Nursing, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, Peace Studies, Psychology/Neuroscience, and Sociology/Anthropology.