Wisconsin Native American Tobacco Network (WNATN)

WNATN works with Wisconsinís 11 Tribes. WNANTN respects the unique cultural and ceremonial use of tobacco while aggressively pursuing the prevention and elimination of commercial tobacco abuse, utilizing best practices. WNATN collaborates with communities to promote cessation, prevent commercial tobacco abuse, and second hand smoke. The process is accomplished through capacity building, education and increasing awareness of traditional tobacco use in a culturally appropriate manner.

Funding Source: State of Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP)

Tobacco: Honoring our Traditions and our Health (Video 2017) This video, completed in August 2017, describes efforts in Wisconsin to resist commercial tobacco and increase respect for traditional tobacco. Discusses Ho-Chunk Nation's success in making their Madison casino 100% smoke-free, the launch of Lac du Flambeau's new Indian Bowl as a smoke-free facility, and other efforts.

Tribes Served:
Bad River
Forest County Potawatomi
Lac Courte Oreilles
Lac du Flambeau
Oneida Nation 
Red Cliff
St. Croix Stockbridge-Munsee

Number of Tribal Members Served:
This project reaches Native American people of all ages, from youth, elders, and families of child bearing age, both traditional and non-traditional people.
Smoke-free air  
To eliminate exposure to second-hand smoke 
Provide means for Tobacco related prevention activities Outreach and Education to Tribal and State Leaders Network/Coalition Development and Maintenance  

Program Director:
Clinton Isham
P.O Box 9
Lac du Flambeau, WI


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