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Past Events

Indigenous Evaluation Training Series Starting June 26

June 26, 2020

This three-part webinar is intended to provide an initial introduction to the Indigenous Evaluation Framework developed by Dr. Joan LaFrance in collaboration with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) which includes a synthesized approach with both Indigenous ways of knowing and Western evaluation practice.

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting VI: Setting up Hotspots and Mapping the Movement of the Virus through Northern New Mexico

September 10, 2020

Professor Marisa Duarte (Pascua Yaqui Tribe, PhD) researches problems of information, knowledge, and technology in Native American and Indigenous contexts. During this meeting, Professor Duarte will provide a glimpse at the work she is currently doing with pueblos in northern New Mexico to establish hot spots and identify the relationship between digital inequities and COVID-19. Please come to the discussion with one question for Professor Duarte.

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting IV: Identify Emerging Challenges and Opportunities: Opioid and COVID-19 Collision

May 28, 2020

Be part of this discussion on emerging challenges and opportunities around Opioid Overdose and OUD prevention, treatment & recovery programs, services, and research in Indian Country due to COVID-19

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting V: Indigenized Communication During Covid-19 with the Native Governance Center

August 25, 2020

Join us for a discussion about Indigenized communications during COVID-19 with the Native Governance Center.

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting III: What are the practices/resources/tools that are working for your community?

April 16, 2020

For our next meeting, we will be joined by the Public Health Director of the Lummi Tribal Health Center, Cristina J. Toledo-Cornell, MD-MPH.

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting II: How is your Tribal or Urban Indian community responding to COVID-19?

April 7, 2020

This is an opportunity to connect and share our experiences with addressing COVID-19.

Gathering Grounds Community Meeting I: How is your Tribal or Urban Indian community responding to COVID-19?

March 26, 2020

This is an opportunity to connect and share our experiences with addressing COVID-19.

Postponed - Becoming Ka Ma Ma: Strong Tribal Governance for Community Health Webinar

March 17, 2020

This is the third and final session of a webinar series called Becoming Ka Ma Ma: A Journey of Health System Transformation.

Postponed - Our Nations, Our Journeys Story Slam

April 29, 2020
Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd. Tucson, AZ 85757

You will have four minutes to tell a story. Judges will select winners based on creativity and time. Registration to tell a story is limited to the first ten applicants.

Get to Know Gathering Grounds: An Introduction to Your Community of Practice

February 18, 2020
Online Webinar

Gathering Grounds represents an Indigenous community of practice, an approach to learning where interdisciplinary members share their experiences and deepen their knowledge through interaction on an ongoing basis.

Indigenous Health Internship or Practicum Info Session

February 10, 2020
UW School of Public Health Conference Room F-348 (HSB)

Culture Matters: Using Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches to Culturally Adapt Evidence-Based Interventions in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

February 7, 2020

Though some research has explored the relationship between protective factors, such as cultural characteristics, (e.g., participation in cultural activities and American Indian identity) and negative health outcomes, gaps in our understanding of how American Indian culture may be used to promote health behaviors and reduce risk levels remain.

An Integrated Public Health Performance Management Model Webinar

February 11, 2020

The goal of this webinar is to share an Indigenous model and tool for performance management.

(Re) Imagining Tribal Health Systems Webinar

January 14, 2020

This webinar will describe the Becoming Ka Ma Ma approach, based on the Gathering of Native Americans (GONA), for systems change or transformation.

Our Places, Our Stories: An Indigenous Peoples Day Story Slam

October 14, 2019
The Collective, Seatlle

Please join us for an all ages story slam with the the theme, "Our Places, Our Stories." This is an opportunity for you to tell a 5-minute story about the place you are from.

Our Nations Our Journeys: 2018 Indigenous Public Health Forum

August 29, 2018
Saint Paul, MN

The 2018 Our Nations, Our Journeys Indigenous Public Health Forum was convened on August 29-30, 2018, in St. Paul, MN. The theme, “Transforming Our Health Systems” was about aligning Indigenous approaches to health and healing with our public health services and health care delivery.

STARS in Public Health Workshop

April 18, 2018
Milwaukee, WI

The Support for Tribal Accreditation Readiness and Success (STARS) in Public Health Workshop aims to strengthen Tribal capacity for public health accreditation by providing a dynamic learning environment for learners at every level.