Dental Care that Works in Rural Alaska

[imgbelt img=trahantdental.gif]Remote Alaskan tribes essentially did without dental care — until a new program trained health care workers from the community to provide the basics.


Mark Trahant is a writer, speaker and Twitter poet. He is a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and lives in Fort Hall, Idaho. Trahant’s recent book, “The Last Great Battle of the Indian Wars,” is the story of Sen. Henry Jackson and Forrest Gerard.