The Talking Circle was created by the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research (CICR) at Roswell Park to highlight the many discussions and contributions to indigenous knowledge, science and research made by our team, as well as our partners and community leaders. We’re bringing the conversations about cancer and prevention from the laboratories, offices, and classrooms to our Indigenous communities.
Episode 4: Featuring Will Maybee
Tune in to hear from CICR’s Community Relations Coordinator William Maybee (Seneca Nation) about wellness, movement and resiliency as it relates to cancer prevention and health. Will offers some insight on traditional food diets, holistic and traditional approaches to health, and suggestions for cancer patients and families to help increase physical activity to improve quality of life.
Episode 3: Featuring Peter Hill
In this episode, we invite Pete Hill, from the Cayuga Nation (Heron Clan), to share his stories of community outreach and engagement and feature information and resources related to health and wellness from our partners at the Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties(NACS) located in Buffalo, NY.
Episode 2: Featuring Tinka Duran
In this episode, we invite Tinka Duran, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Nation, to feature information and resources related to cancer prevention and screening from our partners at the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Episode 1: Introducing the CICR
For our first episode, we provide an introduction to the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research (CICR) at Roswell Park. The show features CICR Director Rodney Haring and Research Assistant Whitney Ann Henry who have both been at Roswell Park for the past five years and laid the groundwork to establish a center for Indigenous cancer research. We talk about what made the center possible, what priorities we’re focused on today, and where we see ourselves headed to ensure Indigenous peoples are respectfully engaged in cancer research and prevention strategies.