Tribal Guidebook and Roadmap to Accreditation

Presented based on the concepts and principles of planting the three sisters  – corn, beans, and squash – this resource provides a comprehensive approach for tribal health departments preparing for public health accreditation from start to finish.

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Tribal Strategic Planning Guide

This capacity-building resource is for tribal department interested in conducting a strategic planning process, especially those interested in public health accreditation.

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Tribal Guide to Self Assessment for Accreditation

An organizational self-assessment against the accreditation standards and measures is an effective way for tribes to evaluate their performance and readiness for accreditation. Engaging key stakeholders in the self-assessment process is essential to understanding how the system partners work together to provide important services. This resource guides tribes through the self-assessment process to determine their […]

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Grant awarded to Align Systems in Tribal Communities

Seven Directions, A Center for Indigenous Public Health based at the University of Washington and Red Star International, Inc. were awarded a $420,000 grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with Georgia Health Policy Center’s Aligning Systems for Health initiative.

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Indigenous-led public health organizations partner to explore pathways to build climate and ecosystem resilience.

Indigenous communities are among those most adversely affected by climate change, despite contributing very little to its causes.  According to a recent United Nations, Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services report, biodiversity is declining less rapidly in lands that are traditionally owned, managed, used or occupied by Indigenous people. Colonial mindsets continue to […]

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International Indigenous Leaders Gather about their Rivers’ Health

 In February 2020 Tribal Leaders from Arizona travelled to the Whanganui River in New Zealand to explore what it means to live in relationship with our rivers.

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Webinar: Introduction to the Tribal Health Governance Transformation Resource

Healing and transforming Indigenous health governance systems requires a journey of reclamation and resilience. It is a process by which we construct our collective futures from within our traditional values, norms, and lived experiences, rather than looking to external definitions of sovereignty.  During this webinar, we will introduce a new resource that guides tribes through […]

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A Blueprint for Advancing the Health and Wellness of Our Native Communities

This blueprint report represents a tribal public health agenda based on national input and synthesis of regional and national tribal roundtables.  The agenda includes seven strategic priorities with actionable strategies.

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