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Community Reads

Community Reads are partnerships between Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion.

Community Read & Talking Circle

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COMMUNITY READ
&
TALKING CIRCLE
SUMMER 2020

Tuesdays @ 2PM via Zoom

Welcome to our Summer 2020 session of Community Read! We're excited to start virtually meeting with you to explore a variety of topics through an American Indian/Alaska Native lens and perspective.

We'll have different reading and media material for each talking circle session,feel free to join in whenever you're able!

Sessions qualify for attendance credit for Nursing and Dental faculty as well as CME credit.

Upcoming Session: Tues, July 21, 2020, 2 – 3 PM

Topic: Historical and Current Relationship between Tribal Nations and U.S. Federal & State Governments

Discussion Leader:  Franci Taylor, American Indian Resource Center

Please RSVP to access the Zoom link

 

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Schedule

WEEK 1:  Building and Maintaining Community

 

READING: Khan Academy.  Comparing European and Native American Cultures.  (7:08 min.)    Video & Transcript


WEEK 2:  LGBTQ+ Identity through an AI-AN Perspective

 

READINGS: 

 

ADDITIONAL READINGS: 


WEEK 3:  Anti-Racism and Native Communities

Please select at least 1 item - whether it is an article you read, a book you fully or at least start to read, or a book you read, a podcast you listen to, a film or show you watch - to learn from and then discuss at our July 7th session.

 


WEEK 4: Impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous Communities

READING: The Navajo Nation and Coronavirus: Planting Hope Amid a Plague: Older generations on the Navajo Nation have passed down stories of scourges, resilience — and survival. New generations are bringing the tales to life.  By The author of this week's reading, Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, will be joining our discussion.

 

ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READINGS:

 

ADDITIONAL STATISTICAL RESOURCES and READING LISTS:

AI/AN Population with COVID-19 - National Indian Health Board [NIHB]

COVID-19 Resources for Indigenous Peoples [Arizona State University LibGuide]  - note that some resources are Arizona specific


WEEK 5: Relationships between Tribal Nations and U.S. Federal & State Governments

 

READING: