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Federal Government Web Sites
American Indian Organization Web Sites
American Indian Web Site Indexes
Educational Institutions' American Indian Health
and Environmental Web Sites
Federal Government Web Sites:
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
Information about the BIA, the principal bureau within the federal government
responsible for administering federal programs for recognized Indian
tribes and promoting Indian self-determination.
Indian Health Service (IHS)
Within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, IHS provides
federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) IGA facilitates
communication regarding HHS initiatives as they relate to state, local,
and tribal governments.
EPA's American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO)
EPA's AIEO coordinates an effort to strengthen public health and environmental
protection in Indian Country with an emphasis on building Tribal capacity
to administer their own environmental programs.
Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
Within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ANA promotes
the goal of social and economic self-sufficiency for American Indians.
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office
of Native American Programs, Code Talk is a Federal, interagency
American Indian Web site designed to deliver electronic information from
government agencies and other organizations to American Indian communities.
American Indian Liaison Office (AILO)
AILO improves relationships between American Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives,
Native Hawaiians and the National Park Service through consultation,
outreach, technical assistance, education, and advisory services.
Native American Working Group
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), part of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA), provides leadership in ensuring the
health and care of animals and plants, improving agricultural productivity
and competitiveness, and contributing to the national economy and the
Office of Minority Health
and Health Disparities (OMHD)
The Center for Disease Control's (CDC's) OMHD promotes health and quality
of life by preventing and controlling the disproportionate burden of
disease, injury and disability among racial and ethnic minority populations.
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
The Center for Disease Control's (CDC's) NCHS compiles statistical
information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of
people. NCHS is
a public resource for health information, a critical element of public
health and health policy.
American Indian and Alaska Native Organization
American Indian Science and Engineering
AISES is a private, nonprofit organization that nurtures building of
community by bridging science and technology with traditional native
values and provides opportunities for American Indians and Alaska Natives
to pursue studies in science, engineering, business and other academic
National Indian Health Board (NIHB)
NIHB represents tribal governments that operate their own health care
delivery systems through contracting and compacting, as well as those
that receive health care directly from the Indian Health Service.
Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB)
ANHB is recognized as the statewide voice on Alaska Native health issues
and serves as the Standing Committee on Health for the Alaska Federation
The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)
ITEP is an organization that provides assistance to Indian tribes through
education, training, information services, intergovernmental relations,
and environmental program development.
National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC)
NTEC was formed in 1991 as a membership organization dedicated to working
with and assisting Tribes in the protection and preservation of the reservation
Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)
IEN is an alliance of grassroots indigenous peoples whose mission is
to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth from contamination and exploitation
by strengthening maintaining and respecting the traditional teachings
and the natural laws.
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
NCAI serves as a forum for consensus-based policy development among its
membership of over 250 tribal governments from every region of the country.
NCAI's mission is to inform the public and the federal government on
tribal self-government, treaty rights, and a broad range of federal policy
issues affecting tribal governments.
American Indian Health Council (AIHC)
AIHC is a group of American Indians dedicated to providing health information,
referral, and outreach services to the American Indian community.
Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP)
AAIP is dedicated to pursuing excellence in American Indian health care
by promoting education in the medical disciplines, honoring traditional
healing practices, and restoring the balance of mind, body, and spirit.
American Indian and Alaska Native Web Site
Virtual Library of American Indian Health Resources
An international compilation of public health resources.
NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated
to using telecommunications, including computer technology and the Internet,
to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations, peoples,
and organizations around the world.
An index of tribal Web sites.
Tribal Connections is a portal site that leads to tribal, state, and
federal government health information and cultural and educational resources
on the Internet.
FirstGov for Tribal Governments and Native Americans
The U.S. government's official Web portal.
Medline's Native American Health Links
The U.S. National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health search
engine provides links to American Indian Web sites broken down by category.
Educational Institutions' American Indian
and Alaska Native Health and Environmental Web Sites
Native American Prevention Research Center
The University of Oklahoma's Native American Prevention Research Center,
funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, works in collaboration
with American Indian tribes and communities in Oklahoma and throughout
the United States to address their public health challenges and priorities.
American Indian Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (AIRRTC)
AIRRTC is a project of the Institute for Human Development, at the Arizona
University Center on Disabilities at Northern Arizona University. Since
1983, AIRRTC has conducted research and training to improve rehabilitation
services for American Indians with disabilities.
National Resource Center on Native American Aging
The University of North Dakota, under a cooperative agreement with the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging,
works closely with local service providers throughout the nation to address
the needs of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian elders.
Native Health Databases
The University of New Mexico's Native Health Databases contain bibliographic
information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys,
and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care
of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
Center for American Indian Health
Johns Hopkins University's Center for American Indian Health researches,
designs, and implements, in partnership with tribes, strategies to
raise the health and well being of American Indians to the highest