Elders & Clinicians Gatherings
Meetings in which clinicians listen to and learn from the insights, experience and concerns of elders.
Rooted in the Mountains
A collaboration between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Center for Native Health and WCU’s College of Health and Human Sciences Rooted in the Mountains is an interdisciplinary forum where ethnography, literature, art, music and native and western science are center stage. Topics range from native heart disease and diabetes prevention, climate change and nature’s resilience, the cultural significance of water, food sovereignty issues and healthy lifestyles.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The Center for Native Health is helping structure dialogue with the ATC around land acknowledgement as they seek to foster relationships with indigenous communities
Certificate in Native Health
The Culturally-Based Native Health Program provides a new approach to training for health professionals serving Native peoples, grounded in a tribal community, and integrated into the core of Western Carolina University