Tribal Public Health: Healthy Communities

Tribal Public Health: Healthy Communities

Established in 2013, the Pulling Together for Wellness is a comprehensive, tribally-driven, and culturally-grounded prevention framework developed through the guidance of Washington Tribal and Urban Indian Leaders.  It integrates Native epistemology and western science.  It is evidenced-informed.



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  • Pulling Together for Wellness framework
  • Tribal Public Health scope
  • The Process Steps

Click the image above to view AIHC’s Vision and Values


Click to view the “Healthy Tribal and Urban Indian Communities The Journey Forward” report: A Framework to Address Chronic Disease Prevention Through Policy, Environment and System Change.

Washington Tribes in the Spotlight

Shoalwater Bay Tribe:  2016 Culture of Health Prize Winner

Swinomish Tribe: WA Public Health Association 2016 Health Champion

Quinault Nation: “10 Things to Know” Article

Healthy Tribal and Urban Indian Communities: Pulling Together for Wellness (PDF)

AIHC is facilitating the development of a Tribal and Urban Indian driven, culturally appropriate Healthy Communities framework as a comprehensive prevention strategy to reduce risk factors for chronic disease among AI/ANs in Washington State.




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