This study was launched to verify observations made of the American Indian population, who appeared to demonstrate a high incidence of chronic hoarseness. Although hoarseness is common, the literature describes this group of people as being soft spoken. Thus the number of voice disorders is typically underestimated as the result of the lack of identification and referral from parents and teachers.
On the opening evening of the 2017 AIHEC Student Conference in Rapid City, students from an array of TCUs entertained conference goers with the spoken word at the annual poetry slam. View the video