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Annual Pow Wow

The American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance (AIHREA) will be hosting the Annual O.N.E. (Our Nations Energies) Health and Wellness Pow Wow the first weekend in May. There is no admission cost and the event is open to everyone. The event is held at Johnson County Community College in the gymnasium.

This year the free health screenings will include body mass index, blood cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, lung function tests, heart disease and cancer risk assessments, hearing tests, vision tests and referrals to free medical care. Incentives will be given to people who participate in the health fair screenings.

The pow wow will feature American Indian singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and food. AIHREA is committed to addressing health disparities currently facing American Indian communities. AIHREA seeks to collaborate and partner with American Indian nations, communities, and organizations to improve the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of American Indians throughout the United States through quality participatory research and educational programs.

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Questions about the Pow Wow?

Advertising/Sponsorship: Jason Hale | 913.945.7822

Scheduling: Shelley Bointy | 913.588.2708

Screening Clinic: Chandler Williams | 913.588.3785

Vendor Registration: Ed Smith | 913.526.5814

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Join us! Friday, May 1st 6 to 10 p.m. AND

Saturday, May 2nd 12 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the JCCC Gymnasium.

For more information about the pow wow or to schedule interviews and dance performances contact Jason Hale at (913)945-7822 or

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