Talk by Cultural Wisdom Scholar Roberto Dansie
Cultural wisdom scholar Roberto Dansie will be the keynote speaker at the Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Program Event and will address "Foundation of Care Through Cultural Wisdom."
Dansie is a clinical psychologist and a member of the Toltec tribe of Mexico. As a Maya and ancient wisdom scholar he is internationally recognized as an eloquent contemporary authority on cultural diversity. He is an award-winning speaker, trainer and clinical psychologist. He has been published in numerous health journals and is a regular columnist with The Consolidated Press and Indian Country Today, the nation's leading American Indian news source. Dansie has received several awards, among them: Humanitarian of the Year for 2005 from the International Center For Psychosocial Trauma at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine; the National Award for Community Development; the prestigious Golden Medallion from the National Indian Health Board for his contributions in Indian health; the Cesar Chavez Award; and the Federal Award from the Administration On Aging. In 1981, Dansie won the World Championship of Martial Arts in Pussan, Korea and has taught these skills to youth and families throughout the world.