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As the country responds to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the task before tribal nations is complicated by many unknowns. The Harvard Project and Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health recognize the challenges you’re up against and we want to help. They are monitoring tribal governments’ response to the crisis.

Across Indian Country, we are witnessing tribal leaders and national Native organizations taking action to protect and position Native nations to see a better tomorrow. These examples and many more make up the contents of this COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country toolbox. Harvard Project and John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health have pulled together resources that demonstrate ways to build governance capacity, illustrate best practices by tribes, provide trusted information about the virus itself, and supply tribal health ordinances intended to meet your immediate needs.

Native nation building begins with strong governance, and we hope the examples in this toolbox spark ideas for action that strengthens your community.

To learn more about the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, go to www.hpaied.org.

For media requests, please contact Megan Hill at megan_hill@hks.harvard.edu.

If you would like your resource to be considered for the toolbox, please contact Melissa Yazzie at melissa_yazzie@hks.harvard.edu.

Helpful COVID-19 Resources

Indian Health Services (IHS)

COVID-19 Cases by IHS Area

Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health

COVID-19 Materials Developed for Tribal Use

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (funded by SAMHSA)

National American Indian and Alaska Native, Resources for Mental Health Care Providers during COVID-19

National Congress of American Indians

COVID-19: Resources for Indian Country

National Indian Health Board (NIHB)

COVID-19 Tribal Resource Center

Native Americans in Philanthropy 

COVID Resource Library

Our smallest warriors, our strongest medicine: Overcoming COVID-19

Downloadable PDF

Illuminatives

Warrior Up

Native Education for all 

Feeding America

Find a Food Bank Near You

 

 

 

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Cultural Practices Within Indigenous Communities That Help Teens Thrive

September 14, 2021 Here’s a list of culturally affirming and responsive parenting resources for Native American and Indigenous families provided by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication (CPTC) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP): Jessica Ullrich (as interviewed by CPTC) Q&A: How Relationships, Identity, and Connectedness Promote Child Well-being Longform piece: What Parents Can […] LEARN MORE

The Best Resources for Indigenous American Entrepreneurs

Online MBA shares the Best Resources for Indigenous American Entrepreneurs According to the latest data from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the number of businesses owned by Native Americans has grown 15%, representing 272,000 firms and $39 billion in annual receipts. At the same time, Native Americans are still one of the most economically disadvantaged populations […] LEARN MORE

We the Resilient Report Release

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CNAY’s Official Position on Derogatory and Racial Mascots and Logos

Call for Change: Derogatory and Racial Mascots and Logos The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute has a mission, as an education and advocacy organization, to improve the health, safety, and overall well-being of Native American youth. The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) opposes and calls for a change of all […] LEARN MORE

Scholarship for Healthcare and Nursing Students of Historically Underrepresented Groups

Historically underrepresented groups are those who have, throughout history, had lower representation in higher education or certain careers due to structural discrimination and racism. As recently as 2018, college enrollment rates were significantly lower for Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and Pacific Islander or Native/Indigenous Americans in the 18- to 24-year-old age group than for their white counterparts. […] LEARN MORE

Maryville University’s Scholarships and College Guide for Native American Students

Scholarships and College Guide for Native American Students Scholarships for Native Americans are an essential resource. In 2016, data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey showed that income among Native Americans is substantially lower than that of the general U.S. population. Native Americans also suffer poverty at higher rates than the general population. For […] LEARN MORE