Published On: Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013

Chief Hicks signs Breastfeeding Proclamation

Principal Chief Michell Hicks (seated) signed a proclamation on Friday, Aug. 2 designating August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Cherokee.  This is in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Month designations in over 174 countries.  Shown (left-right) at Friday’s signing are, back row – Brian Owle, EBCI WIC administrative assistant; Julie Maney, EBCI WIC manager; Tina Hornbuckle, EBCI WIC breastfeeding peer counselor; Mary Maney, EBCI WIC processing specialist; and Vickie Bradley, RN, EBCI Deputy Health Officer; seated – Chief Hicks.  (SCOTT MCKIE B.P/One Feather)

Principal Chief Michell Hicks (seated) signed a proclamation on Friday, Aug. 2 designating August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Cherokee. This is in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Month designations in over 174 countries. Shown (left-right) at Friday’s signing are, back row – Brian Owle, EBCI WIC administrative assistant; Julie Maney, EBCI WIC manager; Tina Hornbuckle, EBCI WIC breastfeeding peer counselor; Mary Maney, EBCI WIC processing specialist; and Vickie Bradley, RN, EBCI Deputy Health Officer; seated – Chief Hicks. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P/One Feather)

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