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Resources by Topic: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

COVID-19 Materials Developed for Tribal Use
Presents a number of resources for tribal communities pertaining to COVID-19. Features resources for infectious disease control and information about social distancing.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for American Indian Health
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Federal Emergency Management Agency: Training
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: 05/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Rural Broadband in the Time of COVID-19
April 16, 2020 webinar recording highlights the state of rural broadband and its capacity to handle the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses remote work, distance learning, telehealth, the CARES Act, and the pandemic in Indian Country. Webinar is presented in two parts.
Additional links: Part 2 - April 22, 2020
Date: 04/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Daily Yonder, Rural Assembly
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Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes In American Indian and Alaska Native Adults, 2006–2017
Examines trends in the U.S. of diagnosed diabetes prevalence for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adults aged 18 years and older in the tribal and urban Indian Health Service (IHS) clinical population using data derived from IHS and the National Data Warehouse (NDW).
Author(s): Ann Bullock, Karen Sheff, Israel Hora, Nilka Rios Burrows, Stephen R Benoit, et al.
Citation: BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, 8, e001218
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
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Indian Country ECHO: COVID-19
Offers Project ECHO sessions about the COVID-19 pandemic for healthcare systems in Indian Country. Includes clinical recommendations to ensure providers have the medical knowledge necessary to address the virus in indigenous communities.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Indian Country ECHO
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Indian Health Service Hospitals, Tribal Operated (PL 638) Sites and Urban Indian Health Centers in Arizona
Presents a map of Arizona highlighting the Indian Health Services (IHS) and tribal operated healthcare facilities throughout the state. Differentiates between Phoenix, Tucson, and Navajo area IHS facilities, tribal operated facilities, and Urban Indian Health Centers.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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2020 Broadband Deployment Report
Reports on broadband deployment in the U.S., with information specific to broadband access in rural and tribal communities and the U.S. territories. Includes rural broadband deployment data by state and county. See the appendices for detailed state and county data.
Additional links: Appendix, Report
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission
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Tribal HPOG Program Snapshot - Cankdeska Cikana Community College Next Steps II
Highlights key features of the The Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program, Next Steps II, and outcomes from the first four years of program implementation. CCCC is a Tribal HPOG 2.0 grantee and helps individuals in North Dakota pursue careers in health professions.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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Susceptibility of Southwestern American Indian Tribes to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Discusses the susceptibility of the Navajo Nation, Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico, and Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma to COVID-19. Examines historical and immunological factors, as well as ongoing and suggested interventions.
Author(s): Monika Kakol, Dona Upson, Akshay Sood
Citation: Journal of Rural Health
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
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Exploring American Indian and Alaska Native Data on Census.gov
Webinar recording discusses the Census as source for resources and data about American Indian and Alaska Native populations and tribal geographies. Highlights the differences between, and how to find data for, AI/AN as a population group and tribal geographic area.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Webinar Transcript
Date: 04/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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