. The Library hopes to develop a travelling version consisting of a series of banners with information.
For people interested in Native health issues in general, the
Library's collection of free online information contains material on
Native health including:
-- An American Indian Health portal to issues affecting the health and well being of American Indians (http://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/
-- An Arctic Health website with information on diverse aspects of the Arctic environment and health of northern peoples (http://www.arctichealth.org/
-- A Native American Health page on MedlinePlus.gov, the Library's consumer health website (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nativeamericanhealth.html
For the media
Please contact Kathy Cravedi ([log in to unmask]
) or Melanie Modlin ([log in to unmask]
) at the National Library of Medicine for access to the following resources available in advance to members of the media.
-- By-appointment preview tours of the exhibition 10 a.m-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.
-- Thumbnails of images from the exhibition.
-- Video of healing totem blessings available upon request.
Availability of key NLM staff and individuals associated with the
exhibition for interviews before, during and after the opening event.
The opening program, with captioning, will be available as a live videocast at <http://videocast.nih.gov/
>, and the archived proceedings can be viewed afterwards.
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