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Healthy Navajo women: Walk in Beauty.

Ramah Band of Navajo IndiansAlbuquerque Area Indian Health Boa - Prev Chronic Dis (2006)

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The Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board produced a health promotion video to build community awareness of breast and cervical cancer.   Objectives of the video were to raise awareness of the burgeoning incidence of breast and cervical cancer among American Indian people, increase knowledge of breast and cervical cancer early detection exams, encourage community members to speak with their providers about cancer, and celebrate the strength of Ramah Navajo women and their importance in protecting community heritage.  Key cultural considerations (i.e. story telling, symbolic landmarks, and indigenous language) were incorporated into the production to bolster authenticity... Healthy Navajo Women Walk in Beauty Produced by Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc... In fact, cancer has become the second leading cause of death for Indian women... Two types of cancer that affect women are becoming very common in our communities... There is something that each of us can do... We can go to the clinic for our annual Pap exams and mammograms... When we do this, we can find breast and cervical cancer early, which prevents it from spreading throughout our bodies and improves the chances of treating it and beating it... As women, we are the lifeblood of the community... We need to make sure that we have our exams each year to keep our families together to protect our heritage... Keep our Heritage Alive Make an appointment for your well woman's exam today! For more information about the video, please contact Carolyn Finster, Pine Hill Health Center, 505-775-3271

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Healthy Navajo women: Walk in Beauty.

Ramah Band of Navajo IndiansAlbuquerque Area Indian Health Boa - Prev Chronic Dis (2006)

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The Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board produced a health promotion video to build community awareness of breast and cervical cancer.   Objectives of the video were to raise awareness of the burgeoning incidence of breast and cervical cancer among American Indian people, increase knowledge of breast and cervical cancer early detection exams, encourage community members to speak with their providers about cancer, and celebrate the strength of Ramah Navajo women and their importance in protecting community heritage.  Key cultural considerations (i.e. story telling, symbolic landmarks, and indigenous language) were incorporated into the production to bolster authenticity... Healthy Navajo Women Walk in Beauty Produced by Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc... In fact, cancer has become the second leading cause of death for Indian women... Two types of cancer that affect women are becoming very common in our communities... There is something that each of us can do... We can go to the clinic for our annual Pap exams and mammograms... When we do this, we can find breast and cervical cancer early, which prevents it from spreading throughout our bodies and improves the chances of treating it and beating it... As women, we are the lifeblood of the community... We need to make sure that we have our exams each year to keep our families together to protect our heritage... Keep our Heritage Alive Make an appointment for your well woman's exam today! For more information about the video, please contact Carolyn Finster, Pine Hill Health Center, 505-775-3271

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