2018 Elders & Youth Conference

First Alaskans Institute’s 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – October 14-17, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska

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Family Spirit Home Visiting Program

Family Spirit is a unique, evidence-based home-visiting model with a reputation for success: dependability with flexibility.

Family Spirit addresses intergenerational behavioral health problems, applies local cultural assets, and overcomes deficits in the professional healthcare workforce in low-resource communities. It is the only evidence-based home-visiting program ever designed for, by, and with American Indian families. It is used in over 100 tribal communities across 16 states, and it is also used in several other low-income urban environments in Chicago and St. Louis.

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Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program (SHARP)

The Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program (SHARP) is a 12-week paid summer internship based in San Francisco, California. The program is designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue further studies and careers in public health-oriented clinical, socio-behavioral, and community-focused research. Students will gain hands-on experience, receive one-on-one mentoring, explore career options in scientific research and public health, participate in workshops and seminars, and learn how to conduct research responsibly. Travel stipends are available for out-of-state scholars.

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Native American Research Internship (NARI)

For Undergraduate Junior & Senior Students
The Native American Research Internship is a dynamic summer research opportunity for Native American undergraduate junior and senior students who are interested in Health Science research. The internship is located at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a 10-week, paid summer internship, funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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