The Center for American Indian Resilience (CAIR)

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Goals

The goals of CAIR are to provide an opportunity:
  • to examine community assets, e.g., the role of traditional knowledge, collective memory and cultural strategies in teaching health behaviors and supporting positive health outcomes
  • to document these health strategies and positive behaviors oftentimes not collected in public health research
  • to transfer and integrate tribal elders’ wisdom, knowledge and experience into contemporary public education and health promotion intervention

Resilience

CAIR aims to support resilience-building education, programs, and activities. Learn more about resilience.

Mission

To partner with American Indian communities to promote health and resilience

Vision

Strong, healthy and resilient American Indian communities

Partnership

CAIR is a partnership among: