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_Being Active is Traditional - New _Being Active is Traditional - New

This fact sheet reminds readers that being active has always been central to the heritage of American Indians and Alaska Native people. Get started, have fun, and enjoy the many health benefits outlined in this helpful guide.

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_How To Get Started Walking _How To Get Started Walking

Print this easy-to-read 2-page tip sheet that encourages clients to start walking for exercise.

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_How To Walk Farther and Faster _How To Walk Farther and Faster

Print this easy-to-read 2-page tip sheet that gives clients ideas on how to walk farther and faster.

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Active play feels great! Active play feels great!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a boy holding a basketball. Parents learn that children need about 2 hours of active play each day. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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Active play feels great! Active play feels great!

PSA in PDF format to forward to newsletter editors. Encourages parents to help their children get 2 hours of active play each day.

 
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Being active is traditional! Being active is traditional!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Hualapai teen holding a basketball. Quick information is listed in a box that tells how she stays active, enjoys learning about Hualapai culture, and wants to role model good health to youth. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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Being multicultural is traditional! Being multicultural is traditional!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Colville teen in traditional and modern clothing. Quick information is listed in a box that tells how she stays active by powwow dancing, eats traditional foods, and shows respect for her family. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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Culture, Kickboxing, AND Confidence Culture, Kickboxing, AND Confidence

3-page article about Tleena Ives (Port Gamble/S’Klallam). She shares her motivating story of how she overcame low self-esteem by working out, losing weight, getting fit, and eventually competing in triathlons. Tleena tells how she uses cultural teachings to put positive intentions into her workouts. She lists five tips for losing weight and getting fit.

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Double Your Fun! Double Your Fun!

PSA in PDF format to forward to newsletter editors. Encourages parents and grandparents to enjoy being physically active outdoors with children.

 
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Eagle Book Series Eagle Book Series

Set of 4 Eagle Books for pre-school through grade school children, beautifully illustrated with Native American characters and wise animals. These books inspire and encourage young readers to find joy in physical activity, eating healthy foods, and learning about health and diabetes prevention. A teachers guide entitled The Eagle Book Series: A Guide for Educators and Communities is also available on the catalog. 
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Esther Felipe: At 77 Years Old, She Walks Her Talk! Esther Felipe: At 77 Years Old, She Walks Her Talk!

3-page article features Acoma Pueblo member, Esther Felipe, who entered her first 3-mile run, at age 57. That was 20 years ago! Now Esther runs 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons. She is an unstoppable role model. Readers will come away with the knowledge that a person is never "too old” to start getting fit.

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Fitness, Feelings & Family Fitness, Feelings & Family

2-page article explores fitness trainer DeWayne Ungers (Siletz) life as an urban Indian, and how he is raising his three children in ways that are different from his own upbringing, while still instilling in them an appreciation for their Native heritage.

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From Crazy to Control From Crazy to Control

4-page article about Raquel Yepez (Western Shoshone) who calls her former eating style "crazy eating." Raquel tells how family stress caused her to overeat and how a tribal weight loss challenge helped her start losing weight. Written by Raquel, this article lists six steps she practices daily to stay at a healthy weight.

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Having self-discipline is traditional! Having self-discipline is traditional!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Shoshone/Paiute boy in a martial arts pose. Quick information is listed in a box that tells his favorite sports of basketball and soccer, how he limits screen time to 30 minutes a day, and how he values his Native culture. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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Household Circuit Activity Program Household Circuit Activity Program

Household Circuit Activity Program describes how individuals can increase daily physical activity at home by combining a number of household and or yard chores in a defined period of time or circuit.

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Native Trekking Trails Native Trekking Trails

The purpose of the Native Trekking Trails program is to measure out three to five different-length walking trail courses in your community, around where your community is, of varying lengths and levels of difficulty.

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Poster - Beat It! Poster - Beat It!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Tlingit/Muckleshoot boy drumming. Parents of pre-school-age children are encouraged to help them be active, stay at healthy weights, and prevent diabetes. Best if printed on a color printer, legal size.

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Poster - Conquer It! Poster - Conquer It!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Chickasaw elementary-school-age girl climbing a wall. Children her age are inspired to be active, stay at healthy weights, and prevent diabetes. Best if printed on a color printer, legal size.

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Poster - Outshine It! Poster - Outshine It!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Haliwa-Saponi high-school-age girl dancing. Children her age are inspired to be active, stay at healthy weights, and prevent diabetes. Best if printed on a color printer, legal size.

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Poster - Tackle It! Poster - Tackle It!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Navajo middle-school-age boy playing football. Children his age are inspired to be active, stay at healthy weights, and prevent diabetes. Best if printed on a color printer, legal size.

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Ronnie Dixon Nevada Buckaroo Ronnie Dixon Nevada Buckaroo

Ronnie Dixon, Elko Band of Western Shoshone Tribe of Nevada buckaroo, talks about managing his diabetes.

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Spending time outdoors is traditional! Spending time outdoors is traditional!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a Navajo teen with his horse. Quick information is listed in a box that tells how he is cutting back on pop, stays active by doing ranch-related activities, and shows respect for his parents. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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Staying fit is traditional! Staying fit is traditional!

Full-color poster in PDF format features a White Mountain Apache girl on a treadmill. Quick information is listed in a box that tells her favorite sports, how she drinks water instead of pop, and her goal of excelling in running and basketball. Best if printed on a color printer, letter size.

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The Secrets to Getting Fit at Any Age The Secrets to Getting Fit at Any Age

This 6-page article features members of the White Mountain Apache and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, who are middle-aged and older telling why they started to get fit and how they continue their fit lifestyles. Readers cannot help but be motivated, especially by the photo of 74-year-old Paschal Johnson lifting 300 pounds!

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This Is Me Now. This Is Me Now.

3-page article about Sterling Warjack (Shoshone Bannock), 21 years old. He shares his touching story of what it was like to be an overweight teenager. He tells how fear of diabetes and dying young motivated him to meet with a dietitian, start walking, stop drinking energy drinks/pop, and switch from burgers to low-fat sandwiches. He lists six steps he took to start his new lifestyle.

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