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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Nourishing Native Foods & Health
Features several guides, assessments, and other resources on tribal food sovereignty. Explores the planning, development, and assessment of local food sources in tribal communities. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
Highlights several reports on grant seeking and philanthropy for American Indian and Alaska Native organizations. Features funding guidance and resources to support Native American institutions. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Pain Management
Details the Indian Health Service guidelines on pain management. Features information on chronic pain, patient assessment, opioids, and other factors pertaining to the treatment of pain.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Long-Term Services and Supports Technical Assistance Center
Presents information, resources, and guidance for American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan, develop, and implement programs to care for their elderly and disabled members. Provides webinars, program examples, and planning guides for tribal leaders and community members.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal Response to Abuse in Later Life
Presents strategies and information for preventing elder abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Discusses the prevalence of elder abuse, as well as cultural considerations for prevention policies and programs.
Additional links: Tools, Webinar Recording
Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
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Northwest Tribal Substance Abuse Action Plan
Details an action plan to promote substance abuse prevention and treatment for tribal nations in the Pacific Northwest in 2011-2015. Focuses primarily on reducing the rates of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use in tribal communities.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
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Native Agriculture Research and Reports
Presents several reports on tribal food sovereignty. Discusses the development of local food sources to support the health, nutrition, and economy of tribal communities. Features national assessments and case studies of individual tribes. Requires creation of a free login to download reports.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: First Nations Development Institute
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Knowledge Center Library
Features 50,000 resources pertaining to the health and wellness of racial and ethnic minority population from the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center. Contains books, documents, journal articles, and media, as well as consumer health material in over 35 languages.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Long-Term Services and Supports Newsletter
Presents archived newsletters for the LTSS TA Center. Features news, funding, events, and online resources for those involved with or interested in long-term care for Native elders.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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