Indigenous Communities Fellowship
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This program provides fellowships for Native individuals
who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and
issues that are experienced by indigenous communities.
The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How
can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional
knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental,
and economic impact in their communities?"
The fellowship may be awarded to Native-led solutions
- Increase access to community wealth, including
through access to new economic sectors and diverse forms
- Support culturally grounded K-16 education, including
language, cultural revitalization, and non-traditional
- Provide greater access to healthy and sovereign food,
sustainable energy, and safe water
- Improve healthcare access and outcomes, including
around telehealth, health systems infrastructure, and
availability of traditional and western medicines
Eligible applicants are innovators from Native
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Community and economic development · Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare needs and services · Infrastructure · Leadership · Public health · Telehealth
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