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Welcome to the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) website! NCUIH is the only 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 in the News: "Spending leaders agitate for shielding Native American...

    During the shutdown, some American Indian health clinics had to close altogether, several had to reduce hours and lay off staff, while others reported that they would only be able to stay open for an additional 30 days.

    Maureen Rosette, president of the National Council of Urban Indian Health, plead last month for House spending leaders to make a change, testifying that some American Indian health clinic operators had to take personal liens on their homes to help their facilities.

    "Congress cannot continue to let this happen," said Rosette, calling for "true parity" for Native American programs.


    PRESS RELEASE: NCUIH’s Response to President Trump's FY 2020 Budget Request

    The National Council of Urban Indian Health applauds a proposed Indian Health Service increase but is concerned about proposed cuts potentially impacting Urban Indian Health Programs.


    Collecting Feedback on Government Shutdown

    Please share with us how the shutdown is affecting you and your organization. Here's a form you can use so that we collect all feedback and share with the pertinent authorities:


    Giving Tuesday Press Release

    Washington, D.C.  Nov 27, 2018– This #GivingTuesday, please consider pledging $10 or more a month as NCUIH participates in this global effort by raising awareness on the needs of the over 70% of American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban areas!