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Tribal Health and Wellness News

Annual Event Educates Families ATTENTION All CHS/
in the Battle Against Cancer PRC Patients!

By Christina Hicks makes things easier. After lunch participants Have you been
enjoyed a walk along the beach. When the walk referred for medical
S.P.I.P.A’s annual “Shining Light Cancer was completed everyone was invited to fill out care? Are you
Survivors and Caregiver Event was hosted by a post assessment and raffles were held to end receiving medical
Quinault Nation at Pacific Beach Resort on June the event. Participants agreed that this was an bills in the mail?
5 and 6. This event was funded by S.P.I.P.A’s awesome event and they met new friends and
CCCP and Colon Health Programs. were glad to see some of their old friends all the If so please bring
while gaining more tools in the battle against them to the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center so
Attendees from Chehalis, Nisqually, Shoalwater cancer in their Native communities. the Purchased Referred Care Department can
Bay, Skokomish, Squaxin, Cowlitz and Quinault process and pay them.
Tribes arrived on Friday, June 5, 2015. Once SPIPA’s Comp Cancer Control Program (CCCP):
they checked in at the registration table, they „„Tailored for and guided by our Native New CTWC PRC
were able take the opportunity to make a Available
necklace, take a photo at the photo booth, sign-up population
for the 5-2-1-0 Challenge and were given a Fit Are you Contract Health Eligible? Have you
Bit. „„Local/Tribal Cancer Support Groups received you new ID card? This ID card along
with a Purchase Order will help to ensure outside
A barbecue dinner was served and guest speaker „„Annual Cancer Survivors and Caregiver providers are billing the Purchased Referred Care
Annette Squetimikin-Anquoe did her presentation Conference or Training Department quickly and accurately.
on “Traditional Medicine and Self-Care.”
When the dinner and presentation was finished, „„Connection with Cancer Control Partners and If you or your family members have not received
participants were invited to the “Healing Room” Resources their card, please see
which was provided by Capital Chiropractic.
„„Gas/food cards for those going through Deb Shortman at the
Saturday, June 6 breakfast was provided at the treatment Chehalis Tribal
Quinault community center. Guest speaker, Dr. Wellness Center.
Miles Hassell did a presentation on “Diabetes The SPIPA CCCP facilitates cancer control
& Colorectal Cancer...What is the Connection?” activities, awareness, education and support Chehalis Tribal
His presentation sparked a lot of interest and for the Chehalis, Nisqually, Shoalwater Health Fair
participants asked a lot of questions. A raffle was Bay, Skokomish and Squaxin Island Tribal
held afterwards for some of the books donated by communities. Tuesday, September 15
Dr. Hassell. 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
If you would like to join the CCCP Advisory Chehalis Tribal Community Center
A barbecue Salmon lunch was provided along Committee or would like to know more about the
with salad, fruit and veggie trays, and brown rice, CCCP contact the CCCP staff at 360-426-3990 For more information in the months to come
and for dessert a Sugar Free Berry Cobbler. and ask for Jenn Olson, Sarah Zephier or Sheryl contact Christina Hicks, Community Wellness
Lowe. Christina Hicks, Community Wellness
Manager, is the local contact here at Chehalis Manager at 360-709-1741 or
Tribe. email

Exercise is an
important factor
to being healthy,
and walking with
a partner or group

Cancer survivors
are honored at

the Shining Light
Survivors and

Caregiver Hosted
by the Quinault
Beach Resort.

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