American Indians may remain least known of all American ethnic minorities
In 2013, American Indians remain possibly the least known of all the American ethnic minorities. In commemoration of American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month in November, the APA Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs sponsored a presentation addressing stress from a specific American Indian perspective.
Watch Daniel V. Foster, PsyD, recorded on Nov. 20, 2013, via Google+ Hangout to learn about American Indian perspectives on stress. Foster is a supervisory clinical psychologist at the Rosebud Comprehensive Health Clinic serving the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. He discussed “Wicozani,” or optimal well-being, from a Wolakota perspective — a way of life leading to optimal spiritual, shared a holistic approach to stress that works regardless of the source of stress.