Health and Healing

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Colorectal Cancer Control Program

Multimedia materials on colorectal cancer. 

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Store Outside

ANTHC's Store Outside Your Door brings you traditional foods and recipes and from contemporary Alaskan chefs in a program designed for young Alaska Native families, to show how to use traditional foods in new ways. 

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Cancer Education Videos

These videos were created to provide culturally informed cancer education resources and learning opportunities for Community Health Aides and Community Health Practitioners (CHA/Ps), the primary providers of health care in rural Alaska, along with the people of their communities. 

Awakening Choices: Colon Health, Our Stories 

Sharing stories: Alaska Native people talk about colon/rectum cancer and healthy lifestyle choices. The importance of early detection through colon/rectum screening is emphasized. [28:17 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.) 

 Staying Strong, Staying Healthy: Alaska Men Talk About Cancer 

Specifically for Alaska Native men, this program addresses colon/rectum cancer, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer. [28:17 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.)  

The Story Basket: Weaving Breast Health into Our Lives 

Alaska Native women discuss the importance of breast health. It includes the process involved in a personal breast exam and mammogram. [30:00 min] 

Understanding: Stepping into the Light 

The play, which was adapted for television to reach rural, Alaska Native communities, enters the silence, making audible the experience of cancer. [27:01 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.)  

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Digital Stories

Videos created by and for Alaska Natives on an assortment of health and wellness topics. 

Canine Action Project

Canine Action Project (CAP) is a Canadian registered charity, made up of a dedicated group of volunteers who assist First Nation, Rural and Remote Communities throughout Saskatchewan. Using a One Health approach they are dedicated to achieving healthy, safe, balanced communities for people and their dogs.  In cooperation with local health centers they have been working to control and vaccinate local rural dog populations in the NWT.  The following are videos made in communities during this process.

Spay/neuter clinics

http://youtu.be/fJPv4rwGEXk

The role of the dog (past and present)

http://youtu.be/bV0B58AbL-M

The human-animal bond

http://youtu.be/FM3_pLsk9F8

Healthy dogs as a part of healthy communities

http://youtu.be/e0szfh__-gQ

IndigenousNutrition.org

Series of videos intended to contribute to the evidence base used to make global policies to protect Indigenous Peoples' food resources and to promote good health. Here are two that relate to nutrition in the Arctic:  

The Gwich'in and Their Traditional Foods

In the northern Northwest Territories of Canada within the Gwich'in Nation is the community of Tetlit Zheh. In this rural Arctic setting, the Gwich'in Traditional Food Project has actively promoted local wildlife foods and healthy market foods in many community programs for their cultural and health benefits.  

 

The Inuit and Their Indigenous Foods

On Baffin Island, within the Nunavut Territory, the rural community of Pangnirtung uses traditional knowledge and country food to address emerging health patterns resulting from transition in nutrition and all facets of life.  

IsumaTV

IsumaTV is an independent online interactive network of Inuit and Indigenous multimedia. IsumaTV uses the power and immediacy of the Web to bring people together to tell stories and support change. IsumaTV uses new networking technology to build a new era of communication and exchange among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and communities around the globe. Topics are wide ranging but include large collections of video, audio, images and text about Health and Climate Change. 

Public Health Nursing in Alaska

Benefits, challenges, and purpose. [29:58 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.)  

The Forgotten Plague: Alaska's Fight Against Tuberculosis

Brief 2007 documentary about the battle against tuberculosis in Alaska in the 1950s, written by Sarah Hobart and produced by American Lung Association in Alaska. [00:31 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.)  

Understanding the Healing Hands of the Maniilaq Tribal Doctors: A Training Video

All images in this video are from the 1983 recordings of the Maniilaq Health Services. The original videos are referred to generally as "the Della Keats" collection. (streaming video) [32:40 min]
(This interview requires the use of the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded from Windows Media Player's Web site at no charge.)


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