Gathering Grounds Meetings

Upcoming Meetings 

Gathering Grounds - Centering Community + Accountability

December 7, 2021

We welcome you to join our discusson on centering community and accountability in Indigenous public health with our guests from Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Meeting Details

Past Meetings

Gathering Grounds - Developing a Data Dashboard: Visual Communication Tool

November 9, 2021

We welcome you to join our session on with the Ho Chunk Nation Department of Health. We will learn how they developed their data dashboard, working across sectors and developing a shared data dictionary.

Gathering Grounds: Belonging in Indigenous Praxis for Community Wellness

October 7, 2021

We are excited to welcome Dr. Amanda R. Tachine to open our series of Gathering Grounds with a talk that represents the power of belonging in Indigenous praxis for community health !

Gathering Grounds Wellness Session + Mid-Year Check-In

August 10, 2021

During this session we will reflect on the Gathering Grounds Series and participate in a 7 Generation Yoga Flow facilitated by Acosia Red Elk.

Data Infrastructure Across Approaches for Opioid Use Disorder in Tribal Communities

July 20, 2021

This meeting will provide a deep-dive into developing a robust data infrastructure with any of the four key approaches to OUD.

Conducting an Organizational Self-Assessment During Covid-19: Stories of Community Response as Self-Assessment

May 11, 2021

This session will provide a tribal entity/organization’s perspective on conducting organizational self-assessments during the pandemic. We will discuss the challenges of implementing self-assessment and opportunities for reframing the approaches and tools used in public health. We welcome Jayson Hunt, who represents Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness, to describe the success of two programs, Color and Water.

The Peer Support Approach to Opioid Use Disorder in Tribal Communities: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Model

April 13, 2021

This meeting will focus on the Peer Support approach, a promising practice for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

Transform Indigenous Governance to Improve Health

March 23, 2021

During this webinar, we will introduce a new resource that guides tribes through the transformative process of strengthening self-governance through greater public health authority.

Let’s visit, talk and share story - Indigenous social determinants of health

March 16, 2021

We invite you join our discussion on Indigenous knowledge pathways, public health language, and implications for understanding Indigenous social determinants of health.

The Integrated Healthcare Approach for Opioid Use Disorder in Tribal Communities: The didgʷálič Wellness Center Model

February 9, 2021

This meeting will focus on the Integrated Health Care approach, a promising practice for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

An Introduction to Your Indigenous Community of Practice + Wellness Session with Acosia Red Elk

January 12, 2021

Our first session on Tuesday, January 12, 2020, at 10 am PST, will be your opportunity to meet other Gathering Grounds Indigenous Community of Practice members and also participate in a wellness session led by Acosia Red Elk.

Gathering Grounds Meeting for Health Workers & Students - How to Engage in the 2020 Election

October 6, 2020

This meeting will focus on increasing health and public health worker non-partisan engagement in the election. We will hear from organizations about their current work and provide ways for health workers and students to participate in the upcoming election.

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 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 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 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.

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