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Monica Charles

Monica Charles
Position:Affiliation:S'Klallam
Biographical Information:Monica Charles is a community activist from the S'Klallam nation at Lower Elwah reserve on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. She is a poet, writer and diabetes activist, trying to reintroduce traditional foods and medicines into Native diet, providing methods by which the community can define its priorities and enact self-determination to regain control of its health.
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