"Protecting our tribal youth: Utilizing research and civil rights resources to address school-based bullying, harassment, and discrimination."
- Wednesday, February 5th
- 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST
Partnerships for Native Health at the University of Washington is excited to invite you to participate in our inaugural online seminar, the first in a quarterly series that will address community-based solutions on issues relating to behavioral health in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Our goal is to bring speakers of varying expertise to address behavioral health topics in a manner that acknowledges that there are many factors, such as access to resources, trauma, and discrimination that influence the health of Native people.
The webinar will be facilitated by Abigail Echo-Hawk, MPS (Pawnee).
Summer Research Enhancement Program (SREP)
SREP applications are due March 28th
Program dates are May 27th - August 1st
Find Applications and Brochure here.
National Indian Health Board 5th Annual
National Tribal Public Health Summit
Building Healthy Native
Communities: Knowledge, Tools and Know- How
- March 31 – April 2, 2014
- Holiday Inn Grand Montana
- Billings, Montana
NIHB’s Tribal Public
Health Summit brings together Tribal leaders, Tribal health directors, medical
practitioners, mental health professionals, public health staff, advocates,
epidemiologist and researchers alike to present the latest information and updates
on the crucial and important work currently taking place in Indian Country. As
part of this dialogue, the conference provides a forum to identify both the
challenges and promising solutions to achieving healthy Native Communities. The
Summit also provides an unprecedented opportunity to build new partnerships and
discover ways to leverage resources.
The Summit will explore
a wide range of topics including: public health infrastructure, public health
law & policy, data & surveillance, public health communications, public
health emergency preparedness, access to care, workforce development, and new
Find registration and more information here.
Call for proposals
IHB encourages presentations highlighting evidenced
based, best or promising practices developed in and for Tribal communities.
NIHB is particularly interested in presentations that provide tools along with
information and research, so that participants may leave with the tools they
need to make the knowledge they gain actionable. NIHB also welcomes
presentations that illustrate the ways partnerships can strengthen public
health initiatives in Indian Country.
Find proposal information here.
Proposal application: Print or Online version.
Call for Special Diabeties Program for Indians posters
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) invites Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grantees to submit proposals highlighting the accomplishments of their programs to be presented during the 5th Annual NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit, “Building Healthy Native Communities: Knowledge, Tools, and Know-How” from March 31-April 2, 2014 in Billings, Montana.
This is a great way to highlight your program and for
your success stories to be heard by a large audience. Grantees interested in submitting a proposal can send
them directly to NIHB via email at: email@example.com. The deadline for proposal submissions is March 3, 2014.
Find poster information here.
Man Up Men's Health Conference
- April 10-11, 2014
- Hopi Veteran's Memorial Center, Kykotsmovi, Arizona
View the Save the Date card here
For more information contact Kellen Polingyumptewa: (928)734-1151
Register Now for 2nd Annual Native Food Sovereignty Summit
- April 14-17, 2014
- Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Last year's conference was fully booked and got rave reviews, so register early to ensure you have a seat at this one. Once again, it is proudly co-sponsored by the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, First Nations Development Institute, the Inter-tribal Agriculture Council and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
There will be two training tracks: Track 1 is Applied Agriculture, and Track 2 is Outreach. Attendees can attend sessions in just one track, or they can customize their experience by selecting from any of the sessions. There are also two optional Field Working Sessions on Thursday, April 17 from 1 to 5 p.m., which will be held at the Oneida Farm, Tsyunhehkwa and the cannery.
Also check the website if you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, or if you want to showcase any traditional foods from other tribes and regions, or want to share samples of your packaging, marketing materials or products.
Sign up now! Online registration and information is here.
Applications due: March 28, 2014
Overview & Schedule
May 27 - August 1, 2014
training at Tsaile Campus where students develop skills in disease prevention
and health promotion research techniques. Course topics include:
- Public Health,
- Ethics & Research Methods,
- Health Promotion & Disease Prevention,
- Nutrition & Nutritional Assessment,
- Cancer & Disease Processes Prevention
- Stage II
- June 16 - July 25
Student interns are placed in or near their home communities at health care
facilities or educational institutions where they will participate in a variety
of on-going public health & health research or related projects.
- Stage III
- July 28 - August 1
the conclusion of the program, students & staff will work on analysis of
data & presentations of experiences in public health & health
While participating in the SREP, the student
researcher will receive:
- A $3,600.00 Stipend (distributed throughout
During the 3-week training session at Diné
College-Tsaile Campus, the student will receive:
- Room & Board
- Books & Materials
- 7 transferable credit hours (4 classroom
credits and 3 practicum credits)
- All college fees & materials will be covered
A Sample of Previous
- Diné College - Shiprock, NM
- Northern Navajo Medical Center - Shiprock, NM
- Gallup Indian Medical Center - Gallup, NM
- Kayenta Health Center - Kayenta, AZ
- Tsaile Health Center - Tsaile, AZ
- Fort Defiance Health Center - Fort Defiance,
- Connelly House, San Juan Regional Medical
Center - Farmington, NM
- Native American Diabetes Program -
- Many Farms Wellness Center - Many Farms, NM
- Zuni Ramah IHS Service Unit - Zuni, NM
- Navajo Division of Health - Window Rock, AZ
- CHR Program - Gallup, NM
- Hopi Special Diabetes/Wellness Center - Second
- Chinle Wellness Center - Chinle, AZ
- Diabetes Prevention Program/Look Ahead -
- Navajo Special Diabetes Program - Fort
- Navajo Nation Breast & Cervical
Cancer Program - Tuba City, AZ
ContactMark Bauer, PhD
Brenda Hosley, PhDDonald Robinson, PhD
P.O. Box 580
Shiprock, NM 87420
The Native Research Network: 25th Native Health Research Conference
- Date: June 1-5th, 2014
- Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona.
The conference enhances our collective ability to advance biomedical, behavioral, and health services research for the benefit of Indigenous communities, as well as showcase recent health research projects and efforts undertaken in Native communities. The theme of this conference is “Resiliency.”
NRN invites you to submit an abstract in research, projects (including abstracts describing positive community collaborations that further American Indian/Alaska Native health and research partnerships), and conceptual or theoretical development.
View save the date card here.
Abstracts are due no later than January 15, 2014
**Please submit all abstracts to NRNabstracts@gmail.com