Glamor magazines and Hollywood movies help drive a desire to achieve a certain look: six-pack abs, flawless skin and cellulite-free thighs are often the popular image of the perfect body. But, Well for Culture founders Thosh Collins and Chelsey Luger have started an Indigenous-based movement to redefine fitness. They believe in anchoring Native American values to staying healthy. We’ll hear from the founders of Well for Culture and their view that “strong tribal Nations are built by strong individuals.” They’ll talk about some dietary challenges Native Americans face, and the movement to relate Native culture to healthy living.
Thosh Collins (Akimel O’odham/Osage/Seneca/Cayuga) – founder of Well for Culture
Chelsey Luger (Turtle Mountain Chippewa & Standing Rock Lakota) – founder of Well for Culture
Joe Calabaza, Varsity and junior varsity head coach at Santa Fe Indian School
Break Music: Power in the Blood (song) Buffy Sainte-Marie (artist) Power in the Blood (album)