November is a big month at the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition! We are hosting multiple events to promote diabetes awareness and prevention at our Lincoln clinic, two Wellbriety events in Omaha, and we just successfully capped off our 4th annual Hoops for Life (check back soon for pics)! Throughout the month, we will promote diabetes education and Native American heritage on our website. Visit us often online to learn more about the significant contributions our indigenous people made to […]
Did you know… …33% of American Indian & Alaska Native women will be subjected to intimate partner violence in their lifetime. …3 out of 5 Native women will be physically assaulted in their lifetime. …Native women are subjected to domestic violence at a rate 2.5 times higher than any other group in the United States. …murder is the third highest cause of death among Native women. …today there are over 80 Native-run programs for survivors of domestic violence. At the […]
Omaha World Herald columnist Michael Kelly wrote an excellent piece highlighting Ruth Bailey’s work on behalf of Native Americans. Ruth is an Omaha-area yoga instructor and yoga therapist, and is registered with the Yoga Alliance with an ERYT 500 certification. She focuses on “trauma-sensitive” Anahata Yoga, which is less physically taxing and more focused on breathing and calmness. Trauma sensitive yoga is similar to gentle yoga practice, but also takes into account the sensitivities of those who have undergone a […]
It was really a pleasure to work with NUIHC, everyone there is so wonderful and great to be around.