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The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) is the premier 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 (AI/ANs) living in urban settings. + Overview

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    6/17 NCUIH Newsletter

    Welcome Intern and Legal Fellow, New Youth Council, House to Vote on Bill with $30 Million Increase for UIOs, Funding


    PRESS RELEASE: National Council of Urban Indian Health 2019 Youth Advisory...

    The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH), in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announced its 2019 cohort of National Urban Indian Youth Advisory Council Members (Youth Council). The 2019 class of NCUIH Youth Council members include Czarina Campos (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), Taylor Francisco (Navajo Nation), Megan McDermott (Descendant Piegan Blackfeet & Plains Cree), Quentin Paulsen (Nima Corporation), and Benjamin Sandecki (Cherokee). 


    PRESS RELEASE: NCUIH Urges Senate Appropriations Committee to Match House...

    Today, the National Council of Urban Indian Health sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee requesting to match the funding for the urban Indian health line item in the House Appropriations bill that recently passed out of the full Appropriations Committee. Last month, the Senate held their first hearing on the Interior budget with Secretary Bernhardt.


    NCUIH Wears Orange for Gun Violence Awareness Day

    Gun violence has a dark history for Natives in the United States. The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history took place in 1890, when representatives of the U.S. government executed as many as 300 Native men, women, and children at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, for practicing Ghost Dancing, a spiritual tradition within our culture.