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Yakama Nation Teens Against Tobacco USA

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Teens against tobacco USA is a peer education program in which middle school and high school students are trained to teach about the hazards of tobacco use to elementary school students. The TATU program has been adapted to reflect the role of traditional tobacco use in Native American Culture. TATU helps tribal and urban Indian youth prevent the abuse of tobacco in their communities.

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Name: Diane Sekaquaptewa
Site or Location Name: Yakama Nation Teens Against Tobacco USA
P.O. Box 151, Fortroad
Toppenish, WA 98949
Phone: (509)865-5122