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Tipi Tolman is a Lakhota language educator, wife and mother from Standing Rock. In recent years, Tipi has worked to make some big improvements in health and wellness. Read this interview to find out more about the challenges and achievements that Tipi and her family have been through on their wellness journey in the rural Great Plains, and how indigenous language revitalization is intrinsically tied to improvement of family and community health for Native people.
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"That is the only place where you can find true leaders again -- out of doors. And they will be agile, supple, not only in physical action, but in mind and soul, because they are saturated with fresh air and God’s sunshine. They are flexible. They fit anywhere. They are magnetic." - Dr. Charles Eastman, Ohiyesa
“The effects of diabetes on our Native communities is most often presented in terms of the statistics and not in the direct impacts on individuals and their loved ones,” said San Manuel Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena. “By working with the Awaking the Spirit program on projects like this short documentary, we are showing the Native people behind the numbers and their stories of strength and resilience as well as ways to prevent diabetes.”