Cansayapi Wozani Ti (Lower Sioux Health Care Center)
The Mission of the Cansayapi Wozani Ti (Lower Sioux Health Care Center) is to provide dignified, personalized, sustainable, and accessible services that proactively incorporate Dakota knowledge and wisdom to promote whole health and wellness. They have increased access to traditional foods, have expanded the community garden, and incorporated food sovereignty efforts into one of their priority health concerns within their community health strategic plan.
Key Words: Community Garden or Farm, Seed Program, School-based Program, Training Program, Educational Program, Food Access, Health and Wellness, Cooking Demonstration, Traditional Foods
Population Served: Elders, Native Youth, Farmers, Ranchers, Producers, Low income families, Tribal community or community members,
Scope of Work: Increases healthy food, Increases access to traditional food, Builds wealth within the tribal community, Develops skills and opportunities for tribal community members, Improves viability of local agriculture, Improves policies that promote healthy food and healthy communities, Provides nutrition education to community members, Provides healthcare services to community members, Improves health outcomes for community members, Generates revenues for local economy, Builds community assets