Members of the American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native American population were surveyed about their perceptions as to why they were having difficulty gaining access to federal HHS discretionary grants. The report also "considers strategies for improving access."
The journey of Native American people with serious mental illness
"Several leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)" and other nationally recognized health providers joined together to hold the "first national conference on Native American people with serious mental illness....to discuss the challenges that face Federal agencies and the Indian nations."
"The information and materials created for the Healthy Native Babies Project were crafted with care and revised with the feedback of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community members, who used the messages at numerous trainings held in US Northern Tier communities."
"This study was undertaken to develop a profile of this group's health, economic, and social status from a variety of databases and information resources....the Administration on Aging (AoA) was charged with a Congressional mandate by the Older Americans Act of 1987 to assess the status of services provided to older Indians" (Native Americans).
Health of American Indian and Alaska native adults, by urbanization level : United States, 2014-2018
"Historically, the American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) population in the US has faced health disparities including greater prevalence of physical and mental health problems and high uninsured rates when compared with the non-AIAN population."
Traditional foods in Native America : a compendium of stories....
"Using Traditional Foods and Sustainable Ecological Approaches for Health Promotion and Type 2 Diabetes prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native communities was a 6-year cooperative agreement that championed 17 tribal programs...working to restore access to local, traditional foods and physical activity to promote health."