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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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    IHS Awards $7.6 Million to 29 Urban Indian Programs

    The Indian Health Service, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, awarded 29 grants totaling up to $7.6 million over three years to make healthcare services more accessible to American Indians and Alaska Natives residing in urban areas and to support operations at urban health facilities.


    Join us at National Tribal Forum in Spokane, WA

    The National Tribal Forum for Excellence in Community Health Practice (National Tribal Forum) aims to build a national community of practice in tribal public health. Join us in Spokane, Washington, to celebrate Our Nations, Our Journeys on August 30-31, 2016.


    REPOST: Walmart Foundation's $475,000 Grant to First Nations Development...

    LONGMONT, CO--(Marketwired - June 13, 2016) - First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced that the Walmart Foundation has generously granted $475,000 for First Nations to conduct a culturally-based "Nutrition Education for Native American Communities" project which will run through 2017. The Walmart Foundation grant supports the Foundation's focus on alleviating hunger and promoting healthy eating.


    REPOST: Read It and Eat: Program Combines Early Literacy and Healthy Eating

    At the Native Health facilities in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, you can get literacy with lunch in a program called Read It and Eat—a combination of early literacy and cooking classes designed to address some of the health concerns facing Native American children.