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Wisconsin tribes receive prestigious award


Last updated 11/14/2015 at 3:12pm

Robert Johnson Foundation

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Menominee Nation were selected for the Culture of Health Prize. Here tribal grandmas show young kids how to live healthier lives.

MADISON, WI-Two Wisconsin tribes received a prestigious award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on Wednesday.

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Menominee Nation were selected for the Culture of Health Prize. They will each receive $25,000 in recognition of their efforts to promote longer, healthier and more productive lives in their communities.

"This year's RWJF Culture of Health Prize winners are inspiring examples of communities that are weaving health into everything they do," President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey said in a press release....

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