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Friday, July 17, 2020
2:15 PM Eastern

RECLAIMING OUR POWER - Indigenous Wellness Today

RECLAIMING OUR POWER - Indigenous Wellness Today

Friday, July 17, 2020

2:15 pm ET / 1:15 pm CT / 11:15 am PT

Indigenous people and tribal nations across the U.S. and Canada are working to promote, preserve, and evolve ancestral health and wellness practices. From the resurgence of tribal food sovereignty  on reservations to the epidemic of cultural appropriation in mainstream wellness, this presentation will highlight prominent examples of successes and challenges that Native American and First Nations wellness leaders and programs are currently experiencing. Finally, Luger will share a unique model for holistic health and wellness that ties ancestral knowledge to everyday modern life — the Seven Circles of Wellness, developed by Well For Culture. 

In this free, 30 minute webinar, we will discuss:

  • cultural appropriate of wellness practices
  • holistic wellness practices in Native American cultures
  • challenges in reclaiming wellness practices


Meet the Presenter:

Chelsey Luger (Turtle Mountain Chippewa & Standing Rock Sioux) is a trainer and educator for the Native Wellness Institute. She is the cofounder and senior content editor of Well For Culture — an Indigenous health and wellness resource and consulting service. Alongside her husband Thosh, she hosts the Well For Culture podcast, which is the first ever Native American health podcast. Her writing and health journalism have been published in The Atlantic, Well + Good, the Huffington Post, and Indian Country Today. Her wellness work has been featured by BBC World News, The New York Times, Bon Appetit Magazine,, and more.