Indigenous Cultural Wellness.
Preserving our Culture, Traditions, and Values.
These are culturally based practices that reflect our communities in a good way. These policies used their cultural foundation and context in passing these policies to protect the health and wellbeing of our communities.
TWO TOBACCO WAYS
(Adapted from the Blackfeet Nation)
Manufactured/commercial tobacco addiction and product use causes sickness, disease and death in our communities and is governed by marketing protocols of addiction.
Blackfeet Tobacco Free Act 2005 and Ft. Peck "Ohinni Candi Wakandapi/Chani Wakan K/Nusa" Act 2007.
Culturally based tobacco control policies that honor our cultural tobacco responsibilities and promote health and wellbeing of our families.
Please click on the links below to see the process and documents that the Blackfeet and Fort Peck Tribal Nations have done to pass their commercial tobacco free ordinances.
Native American Tobacco Coalition of Montana. All rights reserved.
Indigenous Cultural Wellness & Native American Tobacco Coalition of Montana.
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