We R Native: Harnessing the Power of Social Media to Get Youth Moving
Thomas Ghost Dog, Jr., Project Coordinator, We R Native
We R Native is a national multimedia health resource for Native youth run by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. This session is focused on working with Native youth and includes strategies to promote physical activity using social media; effective Native youth activities; and ways to build leadership and communication skills. Participant takeaways: information about Native youth health promotion media campaigns, tools, resources and ideas to implement in tribal communities.
Thomas Lee Ghost Dog Jr.
Thomas Lee Ghost Dog Jr. is the Project Coordinator for We R Native run by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. He assists with adolescent health promotion projects, including: Native VOICES, Native It’s Your Game (IYG) and We R Native. He manages We R Native’s monthly contests, community service mini-grants and gear requests for the website: www.WeRNative.org as well as shepherds 130 We R Native Youth Ambassadors. Mr. Ghost Dog is Burns Paiute and Oglala Lakota.