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Welcome to the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) website! NCUIH is a National 501(c)(3) organization devoted to the support and development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban settings.  + Overview

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    NCUIH BoD passes a resolution supporting greater access to Dental Care for...

    On May 11/2016  The NCUIH BoD resolved that the National Council of Urban Indian Health supports the use of dental therapists to expand the available dental services in Urban Indian clinics and to provide essential oral health services to Urban Indians.  To view the complete document please click here


    SDUIH is now an official White Bison Training site

    South Dakota Urban Indian Health (SDUIH) has become an official White Bison Training site. First training will take place on August 22-24, 2016. SDUIH will train facilitators to implement this video-based curriculum in their communities. Please click here for more information.



    Press Release: NCUIH 2016 Recognition Dinner Honors Native Health Leaders

    ALPINE, CA—The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has awarded the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) a grant to support the 2016 Pendleton Blanket Recognition Dinner, to be held on May 12, at the 18th Annual NCUIH Leadership Conference, Viejas Casino & Resort in Alpine, California. This generous contribution from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians enhances NCUIH’s ability to address key health issues facing American Indian and Alaska Native people living in urban areas, and helps NCUIH recognize Native health leaders.


    14th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

    When: Saturday, May 21st 

    Where: The Carousel Lot at National Harbor  

    Join us for live performances, poetry, music and dancing, silent auctions, chance to win great prizes, FREE health screenings, vendors, exhibitors and more. Also, we have secured a room block at the AC Hotel so you and your family can enjoy a weekend at National Harbor.