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

Overview of the Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Provides a detailed overview of Community Health Aide Program (CHAP), including the history, current practice, training, field supervision, and quality assurance of this unique program that facilitates healthcare services in Alaska's remote villages.
Type: Document
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CMS American Indian/Alaska Native Center
Provides information about American Indian/Alaska Native health as related to Medicare and Medicaid services.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Rural Tribal Health Topic Guide
Resources, information, and frequently asked questions related to tribal health in rural areas. Provides an overview of the Indian Health Service and other federal agencies that address Native American health. Discusses tribal health disparities, health workforce barriers, and other challenges.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Indicators Idaho
Provides statistics for the state of Idaho, by county, and by reservation. Includes indicators and trends covering demographics, housing, employment, education, health, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Idaho Extension
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Office of Family Assistance: Tribal Programs
Provides an overview of tribal programs addressing welfare, jobs, and child welfare. Includes information on Tribal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), including reports, policy and guidance, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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U.S. Census Bureau Intergovernmental Affairs: Tribal Affairs
Highlights the Census Bureau's relationship with tribal governments and provides important American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) and tribal resources. Includes access to AI/AN data tables and data tools.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Tribal Domestic Violence Courts and Tribal Domestic Violence Dockets
Provides information on tribal domestic courts and domestic violence dockets. Enables access to publications and resources addressing tribal domestic violence, and includes summaries of laws related to domestic violence issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
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IHS Fact Sheets
Offers information on specific healthcare topics concerning American Indians and Alaska Natives. Covers health disparities, IHS programs, health services, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Native America Calling
A live call-in program that links public radio stations and listeners together, and covers issues specific to Native communities, including health topics.
Type: Website
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Native Health Database
Includes citations and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and healthcare of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
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