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Rooted in the Mountains

rooted in the mountains

Tenth Annual Rooted in the Mountains Symposium

September 26-27, 2019

Valuing our Common Ground emphasizes the connection between local and traditional knowledge with health and environmental issues. This is an interdisciplinary forum where enthnography, literature, art, music, Native and Western science converge.

TOPICS: Cherokee stories, Appalachian historical ecology, Native heart disease and diabetes prevention, climate change and resilience, Cherokee food demonstrations and more.


Conference Sponsor

This work is support by grant U54 MD011240 - Native-Controlling Hypertension and Risk through Technology (Native-CHART) - funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

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