The federal government is awarding more than $2.4 million in grants to Nevada tribes for health. As Reno Public Radio’s Noah Glick reports, much of that money will go toward helping the diabetes epidemic here in Washoe County.
Every Thursday night, Certified Personal Trainer Rick Pearson leads a group of kids and parents from the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony through a weekly boot camp.
The session is designed to burn calories and build strength. But Pearson says it’s about more than getting people to exercise.