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Health Care
Health Care

American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CBM 96-6) - This publication is intended to serve as a useful resource for those interested in gaining a better understanding of health issues of special concern to American Indians and Alaska Natives. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/cbm/amindhlt.html

American Indian Health Resources - Governmental Links, National Public Health Education and Research Facilities, National Public Health Networks / Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's) / Private Associations, Publications.

Challenges of Native American Health and Welfare for next the Millennium - REMARKS BY: Donna E. Shalala, SECRETARY of HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. Native American Health and Welfare Conference, Tucson, Arizona. OCTOBER 23, 1998. http://www.hhs.gov/news/speeches/981023.html

Health Information Resources - Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information - Health Information Resources - National Health Information Center's (NHIC) web site with links to various health care, medical, and institutional web sites. This document lists toll-free numbers organizations that provide health related information. The numbers do not diagnose or recommend treatment for any disease. Some numbers offer recorded information; others provide personalized counseling, referrals, and/or written materials. Unless otherwise stated, numbers can be reached within the continental United States Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, and hours of operation are eastern time. Numbers that operate 24 hours a day can be reached 7 days a week unless otherwise noted. This information is in the Public Domain. Duplication is encouraged.

Health of Native People of North America: An Annotated Mediagraphy, Part I - The purpose of this mediagraphy is to provide as comprehensive a listing as possible of the current audiovisual materials on native health that exist in the United States and Canada.

Health of Native People of North America: An Annotated Mediagraphy, Part II - This update primarily covers the period from 1993 to 1997, but older sources that were not included in the previously published mediagraphy are included. http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/v6n1/native.html

If you knew the conditions... Health Care to Native Americans - "If you knew the conditions...": Health Care to Native Americans. The Online Version of an Exhibit Held at the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/if_you_knew/if_you_knew_01.html

Index of Native American Health Resources on the Internet - Organizations and Resources for Teachers and General Web Resources. http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/indices/NAhealth.html

State of Native American Youth Health - Between 1988 and 1990, nearly 14,000 American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents living in rural areas and on reservations participated a survey at their school on health and risk behaviors. Although the findings may not be representative of Native American adolescents nationally, as a convenience ample was used, the comprehensive information provided by this study gives insight into the lives and health habits of these youth. February, 1992. http://www.cyfc.umn.edu/Diversity/nativeamer.html


American Indian or Alaskan Native Health Research - Impact on American Indian or Alaskan Native (AIAN) Health Research.

Bureau of Justice Statistics - American Indians and Crime - Reports the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and summarizes data on American Indians in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against and by Indians; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Indians; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims. Sources include the National Crime Victimization Survey, the FBI Supplementary Homicide Reports, and BJS surveys of offenders on probation or in local jails or State and Federal prisons.

Detail statistics for all federal and state tribes - Profile listings of Summary Information, Housing, Income, Labor, and Social reports.

Drug Statistics Master Page - IPRC INFOsite - Statistics about use and consequences of use of ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, and OTHER DRUGS from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center and other servers.

Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics - More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.

Info-Nation - InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations. Compare data within the countries of the United Nations like urban growth, top exports, and threatened species. http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_infonation.htm

National Center For Education Statistics: American Indian Education - Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native Education. March 1997.

National Center For Education Statistics: Student Records Questionnaire - Student Records Questionnaire: School Year 1993-94, With Special Emphasis on American Indian and Alaska Native Students.

USCB - American Indian and Alaska Native Populations - Population Estimates, Population Projections, The 1990 Census, Statistical Briefs, Issues for 2000 census, and Related Topics.

USCB - American Indian and Alaska Native Populations - Population Estimates, Population Projections, The 1990 Census, Statistical Briefs, Issues for 2000 census, Related Topics.

USCB - American Indian/Alaska Native Areas - Cartographic Boundary Files - American Indian/Alaska Native Areas Cartographic Boundary Files. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/aia.html

USCB - Census Facts For Native American Month - The numbers, Where They Live, Households and Families, Businesses, Farms, Persons With Disabilities.

USCB - Disability - 1990 Census Table 1: American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut - Table 1. Selected Characteristics of Civ. Noninst. Persons 16 to 64 American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut.

USCB - Disability - 1990 Census Table 2: American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut - Table 2. Selected Characteristics of Civ. Noninst. Persons 65 and over American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut. http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disable/census/tables/tab2ind.html

USCB - Population, Land, & Poverty Data for AI & AN Areas - The information contained in the documents on this site were extracted from the 1990 Summary Tape Files (STF) 1C and 3C. The names of the American Indian Alaska Native Areas reflect those as used in the 1990 census. American Indian Reservations and Trust Lands, Tribal Jurisdiction Statistical Areas, Tribal Designated statistical Areas, Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas. http://www.census.gov:80/geo/www/ezstate/aianapov.html

USCB - The American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut Population - In the last two decades, the American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut population grew rapidly. In 1970, this population numbered 827,000; it reached 1.4 million in 1980 and nearly 2 million in 1990. The 1990 census counted 1,878,285 American Indians, 57,152 Eskimos, and 23,797 Aleuts. Census Bureau estimates and projections suggest that on July 1, 1994, the American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut population numbered 2.2 million, and that it will reach 4.3 million and just over 1 percent of the population by 2050. http://www.census.gov/population/www/pop-profile/amerind.html

World Health Organizaton Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) - Health and health-related statistical information from the World Health Organization.
The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada - Promotes aboriginal health care for aboriginal people. American Indian Community House American Indian Health Central - Based in Los Angeles, California. Dedicated to providing health information, education, referral and outreach services to both American Indians and non-Indians. Forum, chat, links. American Indian or Alaskan Native Health Research - US Center for Disease Control project to gather more health data for minority status peoples. List of grantees and project descriptions for 1991-1994. Arizona Association of Community Health Centers Native American Program - Provides information on Native American Health issues for Arizona's Indian Communities, especially in areas of advocacy, coalition building, education and support. Babisea School of Native American Medicine - A school of Native American medicine (Sonoran) for the training and enhancement of practitioners in the healing professions. Ben Oofana - Alternative medicine healing practice based on Native American medicine. Healing of Nations - Suicide prevention and crisis intervention for Native American youth by Black Bear of the Montana Blackfeet, traditional art therapist and scholar. Essays, mental health brochures, links. Indian Health Service - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency providing healthcare to Native American and Alaskan Native peoples. Schlarships and employment, field office directory, programs, public relations. Numerous downloads and links. Kakakaway and Associates - First Nations counselling and support services. Native American Cancer Research Corporation - Based in Pine, Colorado, USA. Project overview, workshops, survivors' network, publications, statistics, events, links. Native American Healing - Guide to native American herbal remedies and how to use them today. Native American Herbs and Plants of the Southwest - History of Native American herbs and plants of the Southwest, and how they were given to the world for alternative medicine and to increase the world's food supply. Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center - Local, national, and international programs. Domestic violence, AIDS, cancer, and fetal alcohol syndrome prevention initiatives. Youth, wellness, adult learning, food pantry, environmental awareness and action services. Northlights - Business providing healing techniques including Essene and Native American ceremonies such as firewalks, rebirths, sweatlodges, and weekend retreats. Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board - Health statstics and general fact sheets about 40 member tribes, descriptions of programs, comittees, and workgroups. Local events and employment opportunities. Waseskun Healing Circle - A unique community healing centre which offers services to Aboriginal communities throughout eastern Canada. White Wolf's Medicine Page - Native American Medicine and Crafts Health of Native People of North America - Annotated Mediagraphy by Sharon Gray and Edward Starr. Reprinted from the MC Journal.