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NATIVE VOICES: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness

a Traveling Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day
Love Library South Room: Second Floor
Additional Info: LLS
Contact: Joan Barnes, (402) 472-6987, jbarnes3@unl.edu
Vision Maker Media, in partnership with the University Libraries, introduces a new traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, which examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people. The traveling exhibition, produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), explores the connection between wellness, illness, and cultural life through a combination of interviews with Native people, artwork, objects, and interactive media.

The exhibition will be open to the public from January 31-March 12, 2020.

A special opening event will take place from 4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, with a presentation by Dr. Siobhan Wescott, assistant director of Indians into Medicine (INMED), University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, on “How Do You Find Research on Native Americans? Untangling the Confusing Search Terms and Identifying Gaps in the Research.” Reception to follow.
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