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Wholeness and Wellness Through Stick Games and Flower Dances

What is the mental health prevention and early intervention impact of two culturally specific practices - the Stick Game and Flower Dance?

Virgil Moorehead from Two Feathers Native American Family Services and Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy, professor of Native American Studies at Humboldt State are collaborating to study the impact of cultural practices and ceremony and to rethink Native American Mental Health.

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Find Yourself In The Club

In June 2018, the Big Lagoon Rancheria opened The Club, a full-service, family focused fitness club in McKinleyville. Virgil Moorehead, a clinical psychologist at Two Feathers Native American Family Services and Jennifer Enos, the head strength and conditioning coach at The Club, talk about their philosophy of a holistic approach to physical and mental health.
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McKinleyville Group Working To Confront Race Issues

For many, McKinleyville is a vibrant and welcoming community. We are the McKinleyville Alliance for Racial Equity, a coalition of individuals and organizations committed to ensuring that this is the case for all residents and visitors. We believe that by engaging our neighbors to focus on the issue, we can solve it together.
Read The ArticleIn The Times-Standard