The conversation surrounding diversity and inclusion in health and wellness comes up periodically without any transformative change within the $4.5 trillion dollar industry. It’s evident that wellness is predominately marketed towards white people and is often seen as an exclusive luxury.
Although the health and wellness industry isn’t reflective of the various lifestyles, cultures, races, and ethnicities around the world and in the US, wellness is for everyone and should be accessible for everyone, which is why marginalized people are reclaiming the wellness space.
For Native and Indigenous people, wellness is interwoven in their cultures and have been practiced since the beginning of time. The following platforms are committed to improving the well-being of Indigenous people by decolonizing wellness, helping Indigenous people deal with historical trauma, reconnecting with the land, and connecting cultural and traditional teachings to support a healthy lifestyle.