American Indian/Alaska Native Maternal Mortality Prevention Institute Gathering

Registration is now open for the National Indian Health Board’s National AI/AN Maternal Mortality Prevention Institute. The two-day Institute will take place virtually from Monday, April 4th, 2022 to Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 from 1:00 – 5:30 PM Eastern. Registration is free of charge.  Join us virtually via Zoom for the first maternal mortality prevention gathering of its kind […]


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New training program for American Indian / Alaskan Native students and professionals

The Northwest Native American Research Center for Health (NW NARCH) at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is offering a new training program in applied biostatistics and data science. This program is geared to American Indian and Alaska Native health professionals and students who have an interest in building their quantitative skills. Training is offered virtually and includes intensive […]


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2022 HVSA Spring Expansion Announcement

(Bulletin from Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families) The Home Visiting team is excited to announce the 2022 Spring Expansion Funding Opportunity. Documents for this funding can be found here in this email and on the DCYF Home Visiting webpage. These documents include: Letter of Intent (LOI) Form: Due March 11, 2022 at 12 p.m. (note, […]


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University of Washington – Intellectual House Director Position is now open for applications

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm The UW has an outstanding opportunity for a Director of the Intellectual House! The mission of the Intellectual House, a facility modeled on a traditional Northwest Coast longhouse, is to create a space for and nurture relationships with American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations students to ensure their academic success. In service of this […]


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Navajo Nation Bans Indoor Smoking

BY NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF NOVEMBER 08, 2021 Navajo Nation has banned indoor smoking in places of work, including in the tribe’s casinos, among other locations.  “It is a fundamental right to protect our Navajo people’s right to breathe clean air,” Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said in a statement. President Nez and Vice President Myron […]


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The American Lung Association Acknowledges the Work of the American Indian Health Commission Tribal and Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition and its partnership to build COVID-19 Confidence and Commercial Tobacco Prevention to address Lung Disease

The American Lung Association Acknowledges the Work of the American Indian Health Commission Tribal and Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition and its partnership to build COVID-19 Confidence and Commercial Tobacco Prevention to address Lung Disease  https://www.lung.org/about-us/diversity-inclusion/native-american-heritage-month The American Indian Health Commission | Washington State American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) for Washington State acknowledges the historical and cultural context of the barriers to vaccination and […]


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