12th Native Women & Men's Wellness Conference & Native Fitness Training

Date: Mar 15, 2013 - Mar 21, 2013

Where: San Diego, CA

About the Event:

Presentations will provide culturally-relevant solutions and planning ideas for participants to use in their communities. Conference tracks focus on improving the overall health in Native communities, and include the following topics:

  • Behavioral Health
    • Mental health support
    • Suicide prevention
    • Alcohol and substance abuse prevention
    • Domestic violence prevention
    • Child and elder abuse prevention
    • Copying with trauma, grief and stress
    • PTSD and support for Native American veterans and active duty personnel
    • Depression, grief and stress management
    • Understanding historical trauma
    • Documentaries on mental health issues in Indian Country


  • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
    • Women and men's health
    • Community/tribal-based health programs
    • School-based health promotion
    • Nutrition/traditional foods projects
    • Programs for elders
    • Documentaries on health issues in Indian Country
    • HIV/AIDS prevention and resources
    • Social Marketing
    • Cancer prevention, education, and support networks
  • New: Wellness
    • Traditional dance workshops
    • Zumba
    • Yoga 
    • Pilates
    • Line dancing
    • Water aerobics
    • Traditional drumming and singing workshops
    • Support groups (cancer, mental health, AA/NA, etc)
    • Natural healing and aromatherapy workshops
    • Traditional arts and crafts



Location: Town & Country in San Diego, CA

Be sure to register before February 1 to secure regular registration rates. A group discount is available for groups with 10 or more participants.

For more information visit the conference website or the American Indian Institute - University of Oklahoma.