Native children have the highest obesity rates of any other group. There has been some progress in recent years. But a Journal of the American Medical Association study found in 2010 that obesity declined for all groups except Native American children. The NB3 Foundation is organizing a National Day of Native Youth Health and Fitness on November 13th. What kind of conversations should we be having with our kids about staying fit and healthy?
Justin Kii Huenemann (Diné) – president and CEO of the Notah Begay III Foundation
Stacy Hammer (Lower Sioux Indian Community) – registered dietitian, diabetes program coordinator and title VI director for the Lower Sioux Health Care Center
Olivia Roanhorse (Navajo) – director of Native Strong
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