National Native American Heritage Month

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Embracing Two Worlds: My Journey as a Native American Woman

Honoring Native American Heritage Month By Donielle Ancar Brinkley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Post-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner As a Native American, my life embodies the intricate blend of two worlds: the deep-rooted traditions of my coastal Louisiana indigenous heritage and the ever-evolving demands of modern American society. Navigating the complexities of this duality has been a...

Honoring Native American Tradition and Ancestry: National Native American Heritage Month

By Anita Dienes, Senior Contract Manager, Managed Care   I am a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, the only federally recognized Indian tribe in the state of Alabama, operating as a sovereign nation with its own system of government and by-laws. My Ancestry My father is Irish and my mother is Creek...

Tracing the thread of my ancestry: National Native American Heritage Month

By Sarah Franklin, CMO Portfolio and Project Manager, TeamHealth   National Native American Heritage Month, also referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, celebrates the contributions, achievements, sacrifices, and cultural and historical legacy of Native peoples during the month of November. National Native American Heritage Month also helps raise awareness of the...