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American Indian Cancer Foundation to mark Indigenous Pink Day with webinars

The American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) will celebrate its 7th annual Indigenous Pink Day on Oct. 21 as part of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Indigenous Pink is a national breast health campaign that raises awareness of breast cancer in Native communities. 

These webinars will be held throughout the day and are available to the public (all times are Eastern Time):

12:30 p.m. Breathwork with Analisa Rockbridge-Garcia

Analisa Rockbridge-Garcia (Diné) will open up Indigenous Pink Day with a 45-minute breathwork and meditation session. She will introduce two kinds of breathing: box breathing and belly breathing.
Register: https://bit.ly/IPbreathe

2 p.m. Mid-Day Movement and Mobility
Join AICAF’s Cancer Programs Coordinator Justin Jones (Tlingit & Haida) for a 15-minute stretch break.
Register: bit.ly/IPmove

3 p.m. What to Expect at Your Mammogram
Join Dr. Tyler Freeman for a 1-hour expert’s perspective on undergoing a mammogram. Dr. Freeman will share clients’ experiences during breast cancer screening sessions and in-depth knowledge about mammogram machines.
Register: https://bit.ly/IPmammogram

4 p.m. Importance of Breast Cancer Screenings: An Interview with Louise Matson
Breast cancer survivor Louise Matson (White Earth Band of Ojibwe) will discuss the importance of regular breast cancer screenings and protecting your health in a 1-hour program.
Register: bit.ly/AICAF-IP-Interview

5 p.m. Indigenous Breast Cancer Research
A panel of Indigenous breast cancer researchers will discuss their experiences researching the disease in Native women. The 1-hour webinar will also include a discussion on breast cancer screenings, risk factors and creating culturally tailored communications. Speakers are Dr. Judith Kaur and Joel Begay.
Register: bit.ly/aicaf-IP-research

For more information visit americanindiancancer.org.

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