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Southeast Native American Health Data (SENAHD) Virtual Symposium

Mar 24, 2022 @ 8:15 am - 3:30 pm

Southeast Native American Health Data (SENAHD), in collaboration with Native BioData Consortium, will host an online symposium for Indigenous communities, researchers, and health and science professionals about the ethical use of Indigenous genetic, microbiome, biological, and cultural data March 24, 2022. The symposium is free and open to the public


The one-day SENAHD symposium will feature a renowned Indigenous keynote speaker, leading Native scientists and health experts, discussion with Tribal leaders, and a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) event for graduate, undergraduate and high school students. The symposium recording will be sent to all event registrants.  

On behalf of Indigenous research, scholarship, and communities, please help to support this rare Native-organized event and health initiative. The SENAHD symposium promises to be thought-provoking and enriching.

You’ll learn: 

  • How a global movement toward data sovereignty is impacting health, science, ancient and ancestral social data and research
  • Ethical, political, and economic issues surrounding Indigenous genomic and cultural data collection and use
  • Best practices for community-engaged research
  • Best practices for working with Southeast tribal communities within a cultural and political context
  • Research needs and data sufficiency issues in Southeast Indian Country                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Support Indigenous research by: 
  1. Register and attend the SENAHD symposium
  2. Share the SENAHD symposium through your email lists, networks and social media
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Mar 24, 2022
8:15 am - 3:30 pm

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