Hā́chò? How’s it going? in the Kiowa language
This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the National Indian Health Board’s Tribal Youth Health Policy Fellowship.
The National Indian Health Board is now accepting applications for their 2018 Tribal Youth Health Policy Fellowship. Twelve Native youth from around the country will be selected
to engage in Indian health policy solutions, tell their personal story, and advocate for changes in the healthcare and public health systems that
affect their tribal communities.
Eligibility: Applicants must …
To Apply: Submit the online application and include:
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) estimates that in 2016, 22% of AI/ANs lived on reservations or other US Census-defined tribal areas while 60% of AI/ANs lived in metropolitan areas.
“I overcame statistics that said I shouldn’t graduate, and am doing my best to ‘break the cycle’ in other ways too. I want Native youth to know that no matter what their past is, they can turn it around and make something of their future.”