It is no secret that American Indian populations experience significantly higher rates of disease, including chronic illnesses and their effects.
Humor exists in many forms and is essential as a basic human need. Laughter is an instinctive behavior that binds people together through humor and play.
Horse culture-based healing and wellness efforts all across Indian Country are part of a major movement happening right now. It is a paradigm shift toward natural ways to live well.
The summer program offers students a solid foundation and a hands-on internship in their home community.
Salish Kootenai College’s founding president discusses the importance of nursing programs and why tribal colleges should train healthcare providers for their home communities.
Tribal colleges and universities are developing new Native-centered healthcare and wellness programs for future generations.
In response to the increasingly active roles our student peers are seeking in tribal advocacy, and because of the importance of community change coming from within,
At Cankdeska Cikana Community College, an introduction to community and public health class empowers students.
Native Culture, Health, and Education: An Annotated Bibliography
Below is a listing and description of key sources in the field of health and wellness in Indian Country.
By Lori Lambert
Salish Kootenai College Press (2014)
Review by Wesley Thomas
By Traci Brynne Voyles
University of Minnesota Press (2015)
Review by Doug Brugge
By Suanne Unger
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (2014)
Review by Elise Krohn
Edited by Richard G. Lesure
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press (2014)
Review by Michael E. Smith