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

Keep it Sacred: National Native Network
Provides a forum for tribes and tribal organizations to obtain and disseminate evidence-based and culturally appropriate information in order to identify and eliminate health disparities related to commercial tobacco abuse.
Type: Website
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PubMed Search: Tribal Health in Rural Areas
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of tribal health in rural areas.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research
A professionally refereed scientific journal. Contains empirical research, program evaluations, case studies, unpublished dissertations, and other articles in the behavioral, social, and health sciences which relate to the mental health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
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American Indian/Alaska Native Profile
Presents statistics and data on American Indians and Alaska Natives throughout the United States. Includes demographics, education, economics, insurance coverage, and health. Includes data on specific health conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Describes the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) and the network of Community Health Aides/Practitioners from more than 170 rural Alaska villages. Provides information and resources for training, and completes assessments and referrals for community members in need of healthcare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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American Indian/Alaska Native Suicide Prevention
Provides resources and information for professionals and other individuals working with American Indian and Alaska Native populations to support suicide prevention and promote mental health. Includes information on a culturally relevant approach to suicide prevention.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Native Aging Fact Sheets
A list of fact sheets regarding Native American aging.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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IHS Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Success Stories
A collection of best practices, promising practices, local case studies, resources, and policies concerning healthcare for Native American communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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State Traffic Safety Information
Provides state traffic safety data and statistics, including rural versus urban traffic fatalities and fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles driven. Covers fatalities information by alcohol-impaired driving, vehicle type, crash type, and person type. County profiles with more limited information are also available. Includes Native America traffic safety statistics by Native American fatalities, all fatalities on reservations, and Native American fatalities on reservations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Native American Elderly Service Locator
Directory of all tribal elderly services available in the United States. Search by state and service type.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
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