KPIX Bay Sunday segment from August 30th 1992 with Barbara Rodgers at the Mexican Museum in Fort Mason Center featuring a look at Native American healthcare and unemployment, in the light of a UCSF study on what happens to non Federally recognized Native Americans in California. Includes scenes from the American Indian Center in Santa Clara County and interviews with: Trude Bennett (author of the study); Jennifer Patel (Yurok tribe); Sunny April Whyte (Southern Ute Nation); Sunny April Whyte (Pomo Yuki, Point Arena) and Bernice Singer. One statistic from the report states that 42% of Native American men in California die from alcohol related illness, which is 5 times the rate amongst the general population. Native Americans share how they are learning to hold jobs in modern American society whilst also trying to honor their heritage. Ends with brief scenes of museum publicist Diane Roby speaking to Rodgers about Frieda Kahlo's life and work and how it's reflected in the Mexican Museum's current exhibition. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
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