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Working with Native American Communities in Massachusetts
October 29, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Who Should Attend:
Diversity and adaptability best describe contemporary Native Peoples of Massachusetts. This training will provide participants with an understanding of the Native American population in MA and cultural exposure through culturally appropriate activities. The training session will inform participants about the tribes, urban communities, and current opportunities and challenges that they face in the 21st century through an overview of current census, socio-economic, and political data, as well as a panel of speakers from Native communities. Participants will gain insight into how these contemporary Native Peoples connect with one another and strive to prepare for the future.
Participants completing this training will be able to
- Increase their current understanding of of the Native American population in Massachusetts
- Identify where the population is located
- Identify strategies to connect with the Native American population in MA that are culturally responsive and sensitive
- Develop an understanding of how to best assist this population to increase health and wellness of its members
J. Cedric Woods (Lumbee)
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, or are a person with a disability who requires accommodation, please contact Aleya Martin at the Community Health Training Institute/HRiA at 617-279-2240 ext 533 or email, prior to October 14, 2013.
Email: Aleya Martin
UMass Boston is accessible by car and public transportation. Please see driving and public transportation directions for information.
*Please be aware that there is ongoing construction. Give yourself extra time!
Public Transportation/Shuttle Bus:
UMass Boston is accessible by the the JKF/UMass station stop. Take the shuttle bus route 1 to the Campus Center. Enter the Campus Center building at take the elevator to the 2nd floor to access the walkway toward the Healey Library.
Parking Fees –
All lots are $6. Please see parking fees for more information.
Where to park –
Due to ongoing construction it is advised to park in the Bayside parking lot and to take the shuttle bus route 3 to the Campus Center. Enter the Campus Center building at take the elevator to the 2nd floor to access the walkway toward the Healey Library. Give yourself extra time to take the shuttle Bus which run every 5-7 minutes. Please see the parking map and shuttle bus route 3 for more information.