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.
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 […]