In this special fall session, Andrea Medley (Haida Nation) from the Johns Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health provides on overview of the Tribal opioid litigation settlements and leads the group in a discussion to explore Tribally led, culturally sensitive, and community-based approaches to spending this funding.
This final session in our series features Bridgett Canniff, from the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, who shares examples of strengthened systems and improved equity in data collection.
In this session, Dr. Danielle Eakins and Dr. Matthew Town share Seven Direction's latest work, "Tailoring Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts for Diverse Groups within Tribal and Urban Indian Settings." The toolkit has been developed to provide inclusive resources and highlight gaps and needs for Al/AN LGBTQ2S+ communities, youth, elders and/or veterans.
During the Our Stories, Our Journeys Information Session we share the community meeting details, an overview of the project, time commitment, and activities. This is part of the Seven Directions Indigenous Social Determinants of Health Initiative, reframing public health. It is funded by the National Network for Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) through a CDC Cooperative Agreement.
In this session, tribal public health professional Clinton Alexander and professor Dr. Brenna Greenfield discuss their collaborative work piloting an opioid overdose fatality review and other community-driven projects. Please see Quantifying opioid use disorder Cascade of Care outcomes in an American Indian tribal nation in Minnesota and Reducing opioid overdose deaths in Minnesota: Insights from one tribal nation for further information on opioid use disorder among American Indian tribal nations in Minnesota. These sources are located within the GG Resources page.
This session features a presentation from Aurora Valdez on the 100% Taos initiative for all community members to have access to quality services and programs.
This Gathering Grounds session features a presentation from the Tulalip team on their overdose mapping tool, ODMAP.
This Gathering Ground session highlights inclusive programming and equitable services for Native elders, presented by researchers from Seven Directions.
This session with Ho Chunk Nation shared how they developed their data dashboard
Our 2021- 2022 Gathering Grounds series, started with welcoming Dr Amanda Tachine to speak with us on the power that comes from our collective sense of belonging. She shared how this strength can be drawn upon in the face of challenges such as the pandemic.
This Gathering Grounds session provides a tribal entity/organization’s perspective on conducting organizational self-assessments during the pandemic.
This meeting focused on the Peer Support approach, a promising practice for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
This recorded session on the Integrated Health Care approach, a promising practice for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) includes presentations from Dawn Lee and Danielle Eakins.
For our first session of the year we were joined by Acosia Red Elk who guided us through Powwow Yoga.
This video was originally presented at the 2020 International Indigenous Research Conference. The video discusses what Gathering Grounds is and the principles that guide this community of practice.
This meeting focused on increasing health and public health worker non-partisan engagement in the election. We heard from organizations about their current work and provided ways for health workers and students to participate in the upcoming election.
During this Gathering Grounds Session, Dr. Duarte provided a glimpse at 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.