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Winter Challenge Results Are In! SPIPA’s Intertribal Wellness Challenge

Hello, I just wanted you all to see the results from the Winter Challenge (see below) T-shirts Starts May 3, 2015
for those that participated in this should be here by the end of March. We had an average of 13
participants…not as many as the other tribes, but hey you all did a good job.  TAKE THE
I want to bring to your attention that we will be having an Inter-tribal 5-2-1-0 Challenge
starting May 3. This involves Chehalis, Nisqually, Shoalwater Bay, Skokomish and Squaxin SPIPA is starting an inter-tribal health challenge at the
tribes. If you would like to know more about this or would like to participate please email me.  five SPIPA tribes. The 5210 inter-tribal challenge is a
Thank you for participating in the winter challenge. community prevention initiative that promotes four simple
strategies to create a healthier lifestyle.
Christina Hicks, Community Wellness Manager
What does 5210 stand for?
Here are the Week 6 results and total aggregate averages.  I’d like to thank everyone for 5 or more fruits and vegetables a day
participating in this 6-week long physical activity challenge and thank The Spokane Tribe for 2 hours or less recreational screen time a day
supporting the participants with t-shirts.  This year’s challenge had the most participants and 1 hour or more of physical activity a day
organizations ever.  Hopefully we can continue this challenge in the coming years.  0 sugary drinks and more water a day

Final Aggregate Weekly Averages:

Most Participants: The Spokane Tribe of Indians, (98)
Most Minutes: The Spokane Tribe of Indians, (35,143)
Highest Average Per Participant: Suquamish KAIA Fitness (900)

Results by State/Tribe/Organization:

Idaho Tribes: Avg. Participants Avg. Minutes Team Avg Per Team Mem. The SPIPA “Get Up and Go Challenge” is a four week
Tribe community activity encouraging all of us to complete the
Coeur d’Alene 22 6,548 293 5-2-1-0 behaviors daily starting May 3 through July 2.
Nez Perce Tracker cards are used to check off the daily completed
Shoshone-Bannock 57 15,815 273 behaviors. They will be distributed at all 5 SPIPA tribes
throughout the communities by May 3. Completed trackers
40 15,810 397 must be submitted to the contact person at each tribe by
July 2 for a chance to receive a t-shirt and be entered into
Oregon Tribes: Avg. Participants Avg. Minutes Team Avg Per Team Mem. the grand prize raffle.
Tribe 10 4,171 417
Klamath 93 31,493 339 Who can participate? The SPIPA “Get Up and Go
Conf. Tribes of Siletz 4 931 243 Challenge” is open to all SPIPA tribal members and
Conf Tribes of Umatilla 72 11,378 156 community members.
Conf. Tribes of WS
Expected Outcome(s): The goal with the 5210 challenge
Washington Tribes: Avg. Participants Avg. Minutes Team Avg Per Team Mem. is to help our tribal community members become more
Tribe aware of their daily habits by participating in this four-
Chehalis 13 2,538 195 week challenge. Pre and Post Surveys will help to track the
Kalispel outcome of before and after results.
Makah 30 7,722 256
Spokane The 5210 challenge fits into our 10 year plan by helping
Suquamish-KAIA 12 3,620 315 to increase the consumption of 5+ fruits & vegetables
a day from 19% to at least 50%, and to increase the
Urban Programs: 98 35,143 358 rate of recommended exercise of adults from 29% to at
Tribe least 60% by year 2022. Ultimately, we want to prevent
NARA 25 18,581 900 cancer by increasing the overall percentage of fruit and
NATIVE Project vegetable consumption and increase regular exercise in our
NAYA Avg. Participants Avg. Minutes Team Avg Per Team Mem. communities.
Portland Area IHS 48 10,411 217 Up to 35% of all cancers in the U.S. could be prevented by
appropriate nutrition, physical activity, and body fatness.
20 4,869 243 About 50% of all colon cancers could be prevented by
following these healthy lifestyles.
25 5,616 223
Beginning May 3
23 8,520 365 Turn in completed tracking sheet by June 15!

12 3,477 282 Contact Christina Hicks – Chehalis Clinic
360-709-1741 for more information.
RJ Nomee (Kalispel) challenged LoVina Louie (Coeur d’Alene)

Coeur d’Alene 22 6,548 293
Kalispel 30 7,722

Bob Brisbois (Spokane) challenged Joe Finkbonner (NPAIHB)

NPAIHB 23 8,520 365
Spokane Tribe 98 35,143

Thanks again, Joe W. Law, Health Promotion Coordinator - Portland Area Indian Health Service    Page 5
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