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Tribal Tobacco Use Project: A Presentation by Mac Hickey

  • May 18, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Join Mac Hickey on May 18 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm to hear about the importance of the TTUP II (Tribal Tobacco Use Project) to Native American communities, the importance of data and its uses, and how American Indians have been underrepresented/misrepresented in research efforts. During this event, Mac will also discuss traditional tobacco and the use of traditional tobacco in ceremony, and the use of traditional tobacco vs. commercial.

Mac is a Research Coordinator at the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF). He has been with AICAF for over a year and has worked on the TTUP II project, conducting interviews, building community connections & networks, and assisted in analyzing TTUP data. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Iowa City with a bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Physiology. He is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin. 


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