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  • Dr. Arne Vainio: Some Critical Turning Points in Life

    by Nick Vander Puy
    Reserve, Wisconsin (LCOTV)

    "Walking into the Unknown" is a movie that traces the journey of a middle aged American Indian man, who's challenged by his wife and son to live a full life, goes through the health care system. The man is an Ojibwe physician Dr. Arne Vainio, serving on the Fond du Lac Chippewa Reservation in northern Minnesota.

    The movie premiered Tuesday night March 23, 2009 at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. It opened with a pipe ceremony.

    In the movie Vainio gets checked for all the health concerns facing himself and most other native Americans, diabetes, health disease, colon, depression, high blood pressure and cholesterol.

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