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“SAMATABAXDAY” (survivor)

“SAMATABAXDAY” (survivor)

Amged (Alpha Kemet) Yusuf, poet, abstract artist, and Coordinator of the Backyard Initiative Project S.E.L.F. CHAT team provided The Alley Newspaper with this information about this piece- “SAMATABAXDAY”(survivor): “In our native language, “Warda” means flower. She is the symbol of all the women in our Backyard Initiative Citizen [...]

Circle of Healing CHAT

Circle of Healing CHAT

The Circle of Healing Practitioners CHAT is a collaborative of Backyard practitioners which includes complementary healers, elders, representatives from different cultural traditions, conventional health professionals and community care givers. Members of this CHAT come together as practitioners interested in creating a more formalized network of [...]

Highlights of 2011: Strategies & Activities

Community Engagement & Leadership Community Engagement in the BYI is lead and facilitated by the Cultural Wellness Center. The community infrastructure for the initiative consists of three “pillars”: Citizen Health Action Teams (CHATs) Community Com-mission on Health Community Resource Body.  CHATs are formed by residents to [...]

MOVING TOWARDS FORGIVENESS: Reflections by a Dakota Language CHAT member upon seeing the documentary “Dakota 38”

As a part of the ‘Dakota CHAT, we were inclined to show our fellow CHAT members a piece of history that no longer is disaOur showing was very powerful as well as emotional for all that were present for the showing of the documentary Dakota “38” plus 2.  I especially want to give thanks to the CHAT members who were present  to see a piece [...]

Dakota Language CHAT

Dakota Language CHAT

The Dakota Language Revitalization CHAT continues to full fill its commitment to the well being of the Dakota peoples through spiritual, cultural, language and educational ways of life that are inherit to the Dakota nation. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were more than seven thousand speakers of the Dakota language located in over [...]

Did You Know? CHAT

Did You Know? CHAT

The Did you Know? CHAT Team’s mission is to get people together through Block Clubs/Events. Our hope is that these connections help prevent isolation and promote community. We are partnered with Community-University Health Care Center to provide support to clubs by sharing health information and referrals, participating in the CHAT Team and [...]

OUT in the Backyard CHAT

OUT in the Backyard CHAT

The OUT in the Backyard CHAT is focusing their work and activities on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (GLBTQ) communities to reduce isolation, create community and foster connections in order to improve the health of individuals in our neighborhoods. Some of the activities that we have worked on in the last year to put our goals [...]

Rebirthing Community CHAT

Rebirthing Community CHAT

In 2012, the Rebirthing Community CHAT, in conjunction with Communities of Light Co-op, plans to continue our intergenerational workshops using discussions about community, self-sufficiency, sustainability and capacities for action. Our vision is to encourage families to join the Communities of Light Co-op and attain self-sufficiency and solvency [...]

Anchor Family CHAT

Anchor Family CHAT

Through the Backyard Initiative Assessment process, it became apparent that families in the BYI communities are experiencing isolation and lack of resources to sustain the health and well-being of their families. It is quite apparent that this has a direct connection to the state of turmoil and destructive behavior our youth are exhibiting. [...]

PROJECT S.E.L.F. (Save, Educate, Liberate, Free) CHAT

PROJECT S.E.L.F. (Save, Educate, Liberate, Free) CHAT

Recent Project S.E.L.F. Annual Ice Cream Social and Free Henna Decoration Project S.E.L.F. (SAVE EDUCATE LIBERATE FREE) is an Immigrant Health CHAT group that established a program called “Nomadic Expressions” which aims to assist youth, elders and families in healthy living and artistic expressions through poetry, open microphone [...]

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