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The awards were presented Oct. 6-7 by Extension Dean Bev Durgan during Extension’s annual conference, which took place virtually this year.
Although our world is ever-changing and families are more diverse, one thing remains the same — the family unit is one of the closest and most important sources of influence for the exercise and health behaviors of children and youth.
Learn more about U of M Extension contributed to a new international book on participatory research and inquiry.
Traditional Native Games is a program lead by American Indian Resource and Resiliency Team member, Solomon Trimble, who discusses the importance of traditional native games as a bridge to identity, community, and substance and suicide prevention among youth.
Mending Broken Hearts is a program lead by American Indian Resource and Resiliency team member Briana Michels, who discusses the importance of exploring healing with a Native lens, and draws connections between intergenerational trauma and substance use.