Tribal Environmental Health Forum
Indigenous Environmental Stewards: Bridging Tribal Communities to Healthy Futures
Purpose: We would like to invite you to a forum to address environmental health issues, to share successful resolution of community issues and to build capacity to respond to long-term and immediate environmental impacts on human health and our environment. This is an open forum for tribal community members, educators, tribal environmental and health professionals, university professionals and students to explore and create action plans for the important environmental issues that impact the health of tribal communities.
When: Thursday, October 19-Friday, October 20, 2017
Where: Anthony B. Shelde Building at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5692 West North Loop Road, Chandler, AZ 85226
Session Topics : Impacts on Health in Tribal Communities
Global Climate Change
Land Beautification & Illegal Trash Dumping
Student Poster Night at HuHuGam Heritage Center
Sponsored by: The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environmental Justice
Collaborative Partners: The Gila River Indian Community, the Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Ak-Chin Indian Community, Indigenous Strategies, and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center at the College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
Who Should Attend: Community Members, Tribal Leaders, Students Interested in Environmental Health, Educators, Tribal Environmental and Health Care Professionals
Registration: Early Bird Registration, August 18-September 10, 2017 - $25
Registration, September 11-September 29, 2017 - $35
Late Registration, September 30-October 13, 2017 - $45
At the Door Registration, October 19-20, 2017 - $55
You can register for the forum here
Room Reservations: You may call 520.796.4900 at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino and refer to the "SWEHSC Tribal Forum 2017 Group Block" by September 19, 2017.
Room Rate : $118
Funding assistance: Funding assistance may be available to help individuals who want to attend but have very limited travel funds.
To request funding assistance, apply by sending a request to Marti Lindsey through IngriQue Salt at firstname.lastname@example.org
With any special dietary needs or questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation for the 2017 Tribal EHS Forum such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc. please contact: IngriQue Salt at email@example.com