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Resources by Topic: American Indian or Alaska Native

2020 Census Results: Regional Tribal Land Data Summary
Presents a summary of changes in tribal areas as a result of the 2020 census. Highlights geographic changes, such as the addition of tribal lands, and population changes by region.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center
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Mental Health System Development in Rural and Remote Areas during COVID-19
Report highlights the barriers faced by rural, remote, and tribal communities to accessing mental healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Details rates of mental health treatment over the past year and compares rural and urban communities. Discusses factors affecting access in rural areas such as workforce shortages, lack of telehealth services, and lack of culturally competent care for American Indian and Alaska Native populations, among others.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
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The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health Annual Report, FY 2020-21
Highlights the Center for Rural Health's accomplishments, and describes challenges and opportunities for improving the health of rural Arizonans in the upcoming year. Discusses the Arizona Rural Hospital Flexibility program (AzFLEX, the Arizona Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (AzSHIP), the Arizona First Responders Initiative, and other programs.
Author(s): Arizona Center for Rural Health
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
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U.S. COVID Atlas
Provides county-level data on COVID-19 vaccinations, cases, and deaths, with the option to view regional clusters and to overlay the map with Native American reservations. Map and related chart can be animated to show changes over time from January 2020 through the present.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of Chicago Center for Spatial Data Science
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Health Departments
Offers guidelines, tools, and resources to help state, local, and tribal health departments respond to COVID-19. Provides information on the development of a community vaccination program. Covers topics on surveillance, contact tracing, infection prevention, community mitigation, and public health workforce. Includes a searchable collection of resources created by health departments.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Resources for Native American Communities
Presents a number of resources for tribal communities pertaining to COVID-19. Features resources for infectious disease control and information about social distancing.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for American Indian Health
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Federal Emergency Management Agency: Training and Education
Information and resources for the training of first responders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Features information for emergency managers, tribal representatives, and volunteer agencies.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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COVID-19 Tribal Resource Center
Offers resources and assistance to keep tribes informed on the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain the safety and well-being of tribal populations. Includes updates & communications, community health and advocacy tools, webinars and events, and tribal response plans.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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IHS: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information on the federal response to COVID-19 in Indian Country. Addresses vaccination, testing, access to personal protective equipment, funding, emergency planning, and service delivery.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Innovations in Native American Communities
Report highlights the efforts of tribal programs to address opioid use disorder in their communities. Presents success stories of programs providing culturally competent treatment, prevention, and recovery for American Indian and Alaska Native communities in several states.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
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