Exploring successful aging among Alaska Native Elders through a qualitative community-based participatory research approach
Dr. Lena Thompson
March 25, 2024 12:30CT
This session explores:
- How Western concepts of aging and Indigenous holistic views overlap
- Traditional values, Native foods, and cultural practices that are unique within individual Indigenous populations
- 16+ years of community-based work with Alaska Native villages
- Highlights steps and challenges with the Alaska Area IRB and communities,
emphasizing decolonizing methodologies like ‘talk story’
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