Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health (:30)

Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health

Renowned Hollywood actor and Cherokee tribal member, Wes Studi, explains how American Indians and Alaska Natives are twice as likely to have diagnosed diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Studi highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge, including harvesting local foods and playing traditional games to promote health and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes.

Release Date: 2/5/2013
Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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