THE CENTER FOR NATIVE HEALTh, 501(3)c

Integrating community-based knowledge into all facets of Native health & education

Integrating community-based traditional knowledge into all facets of Native health care & education

FOUR FOCUS AREAS

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EDUCATION AND CONSULTATION

To educate and consult with prospective community health providers, facilities and other professionals regarding traditional cultural practices regarding Health and Wellness

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CULTURAL PRESERVATION AND APPLICATION

To reduce health disparities in Native communities through the preservation and application of indigenous knowledges.

3

COMMUNITY-BASED PARTNERSHIPS

To work with community members and tribal governments to develop tribally initiated programs and projects designed to address health, education and language issues as prioritized by native community members

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TRAINING AND MENTORSHOP

To mentor native youth into post-secondary education and careers in STEM based professions, particularly in Medical fields.

We believe in the inherent value of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK).

The mission of the Center for Native Health is the reduction of health disparities for Native communities through engagement in the preservation and respectful application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK).

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