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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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    PRESS RELEASE: NCAI Passes Resolution Urging US Congress to Reimburse Urban...

    The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has passed a resolution calling on the United States Congress to enact legislation requiring the Veterans Affairs Administration to reimburse Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) for health care provided to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) veterans.


    7/15 NCUIH Newsletter: Native Youth Virtual Convening August 6, Senators Seek...

    The NCUIH Youth Advisory Council is at the forefront of a movement to promote resilience in AI/AN youth. We would like to invite you to join our inaugural virtual Youth Convening to learn how to become an Indigi-Wellness Champion.

    An Indigi-Wellness Champion is: American Indian and Alaska Native youth that embraces their indigeneity, lets their culture be the armor that protects them and builds/promotes resilience to empowering future generations.

    Join us for the virtual convening on August 6 from 3pm - 5pm EDT to learn how to become an Indigi-Wellness Champion!


    Inaugural NCUIH Youth Convening Post: Meet Shoshanna!

    My name is Shoshanna “Mah-Gah-Wah-See” Johnson and I’m a member of the Big Jim Band from the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. I’m very grateful to be a part of the inaugural youth council for the National Council of Urban Indian Health. As a youth council member, I have learned so much about who I am, what I represent and how I can become a better advocate for suicide and substance misuse prevention for all Native youth.

    If you are looking to be a part of this national network and learn how to become an Indigi-Wellness Champion- Join us on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 from 3:00 PM- 5:00PM EST for our Virtual Native Youth Convening.


    6/17 NCUIH Newsletter

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