Best, Promising and Innovative Work Underway: Tribal

Toolkit to help tribal justice system practitioners create or enhance reentry programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Pilot project delivering health coach training to health professional and community members to improve care for Alaska Native/ American Indian populations.
Provided by the Administration for Children and FamiliesToolbox presents a collection of research, evaluations, and other programmatic resources for Tribal TANF-Child Welfare Coordination (TTCW) grantees
Native youth-led Town Halls held virtually provided an opportunity for young participants to share concerns about public safety and tribal juvenile justice issues.
Discusses a hospital's efforts to establish cultural competence through the implementation of components of evidence-based guidelines.
Document to assist tribes in evaluating the feasibility of assuming the management of Indian Health Service (IHS) service units under an Indian Self-Determination & Education Assistance Act.
Tips for understanding the neurobiology of trauma and steps to become trauma-informed and trauma-responsive when serving tribal populations.
A program of the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health, Red Women Rising project support culturally repsonsive domestic violence services for Urban Indians.
Infograph outlining the Indian Health Service HOPE Committee strategy for supporting patients affected by heroin opioids and chronic pain.
Funding announcement from CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). The purpose of this funding opportunity is to improve cultural connectedness among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Features Native traditional healing practice to juvenile healing to wellness courts.
Resource to aid researchers in doing research with Indigenous people and communities.
Shares the goal of Collaborative Hubs to develop and test prevention strategies that could sustainably reduce the burden of youth suicide in AI/AN communities.
Results of Prenatal Alcohol and Other Drug Exposure Case Study in one Tribal community.
Resource Guide which seeks to improve outcomes for American Indian and Alaska Native populations returning to their communities and families after incarceration.
The Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity recipients will partner with indigenous leaders, AI/AN and NHPI communities, and academic institutions.
Guide for conducting home studies in tribal families
This report highlights a promising new framework for suicide prevention in AI/AN communities.
This guide presents information on evidence-based policing practices in small, rural, and tribal agencies, which often have different problems and different needs from the large, urban agencies where most law enforcement research is conducted - as well as different strengths.
Report which highlights the significant maternal mortality burden among AI/AN populations
Presentation provides Review of Historical Trauma, Historical Unresolved Grief, and the Historical Trauma Response Definitions and Concepts
Features Native American led organization that provides culturally focused programs for women releasing from jail, prison or treatment.
Curriculum for teachers or peer mentors to use as they engage with middle school, high school, and young adults with the primary purpose for youth to create a self-care plan that includes selecting positive self-talk statements.
Side by side comparison of Healthy Native Youth prevention programs
A culturally-based organization providing perspective and advocacy on the dynamics of violence against Native women and the role of advocates for Native women.
Sovereign Bodies Institute (SBI) builds on Indigenous traditions of data gathering and knowledge transfer to create, disseminate, and put into action research on gender and sexual violence against Indigenous people.
BRAVE is a video and text messaging series designed to improve healthy relationships.
The Native Wellness AssessmentTM (NWATM) is the first instrument of its kind which measures the effect of cultural interventions on a person’s wellness, from a whole person and strengths-based perspective.
The strategy of recovery capital - based on the idea that five types of support- is being deployed in Native American and rural communities in Minnesota.
The resources provide can help child welfare professionals support the health, well-being, and cultural connectivity of native youth while they journey into adulthood.
To address the high incidence of violent crime among the nation's indigenous people, with much of the crime directed at indigenous women and children, an Executive Order was established in November 2019 to establish a Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives designated...
Culturally Grounded Life Skills for Youth (Healing of the Canoe) is a curriculum for Native youth focused on suicide and substance abuse prevention.
The Administration for Native Americans began funding cooperative agreements through the Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD) funding opportunity in 2016. These grants support local community projects that foster Native youth resiliency and empower Native...
IllumiNative supports and illuminates contemporary Native voices, stories, issues and ideas in popular culture and influential social institutions – including the entertainment industry, media, K-12 education, philanthropy, and government – IllumiNative advances a powerful, resilient and inspiring...
The Modoc Youth and Family Services Healing House provides a trauma-informed approach to counseling and support to all children and families who are survivors of abuse and other traumatic experiences.
Sche'lang'en Village Lummi Nation Housing Authority (LNHA) exemplifies transformational wrap-around housing. The LNHA is designed to integrate an array of services around the work of the elders and the residents.
The Native American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) is an Arizona based non-profit 501(C) (3) organization that provides programs to strengthen families through responsible fatherhood and motherhood. NAFFA programs are one of a kind, creating a real desire in parents to take a...
The International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) was started and led by womxn and two-spirit peoples during the Standing Rock Indigenous Uprising of 2016 while peacefully protecting the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In 2017 IIYC extended the...
Define your Direction is a partnership with the Chickasaw Nation, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and SAMHSA to inpire teens and young adults to be leaders in their communities and live a healthy lifestyle away from prescription drug and alcohol abuse.

We R Native is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, sharing content and stories about the topics that are of priority to Native youth. We R Native works to promote holistic health and positive growth in local communities and the...

The Oklahoma University Native American Programs for health providers include Project Making Medicine, Indian Country Trauma Center and the Native American Monograph Series. Project Making Medicine (PMM) is a national training program for mental health...

The Native Youth Leadership Alliance (NYLA) is a year long leadership society program that provides culturally based training, resources, and a community of support; to help young Native leaders create positive change in their communities. NYLA is the only...

Omaha Nation Community Response Team or ONCRT helps American Indian families involved in substance abuse through Regional Partnership Grant funds.  Adolescents and children up to the age 18 who are involved in the child welfare system can receive an evidence based, culturally...