Decolonizing Mental Health: Larry Emerson

Part of 20th Annual Social Issues Conference

"Decolonizing Mental Health" by Larry Emerson, Ph.D., Navajo Nation

Larry Emerson is a visiting professor and consultant for Native American Scholars and Collaborators at San Diego State University. Emerson has been an active lecturer and provided a wealth of services to urban foundations and Indigenous Nations. Emerson's research articulates "decolonized notions of Diné education" by describing "Diné patterns of resistance to colonialism through the active engagement and advocacy of Diné non-modern, traditional thought and identity."