Wassaja

Buying A University #105

Saturday, December 14, 09:30 am on FNX NAT

Duration: 0:26:47

Description: Bethel Alaska. The problem: Getting dentists to rural villages. Alaska Natives highest rates of tooth decay rates in the world. Program trains people from the villages to deliver basic oral health. Dentists sue. Tribes win. That story is been told. But the next chapter is extraordinary. After the success of the dental program, the Alaska Tribes buy a university to prepare its next generation work force. Think of that: An entire university with one task, preparing young Native people for the jobs of the future, not the past.

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