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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

2nd Annual National Native Health Research Training Conference
(NRN Collaborative Conference) 
2nd Annual NNHRT/NRN Research Training Conference (August 2018)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service (IHS), will partner with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), and the Native Research Network (NRN) to sponsor the 2nd Annual National Native Health Research Training (NNHRT) Conference, in August 2018. It is the goal of the National Native Health Research Training Initiative (NNHRTI) to expand the number of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) researchers while supporting health care, health concerns, reducing health disparities, and enhancing quality health care to American Indian and Alaska Native communities.


August 2018



To be determined

​​How Much?

In-person and online registration rates will be shared at a later date.

2018 American Indian and Alaska Native National Behavioral Health Conference

Tribal behavioral health experts, researchers, community-based service providers, and Tribal professionals are invited to submit abstracts for the 2018 American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Behavioral Health Conference, taking place July 25-27, 2018 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. NIHB is accepting abstracts for 90-minute workshops and 60-minute roundtables.
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8th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health


The IMICH Planning Committee invites session/workshop proposals from anyone working with Indigenous populations, on any topic related to Indigenous child and youth health.  Submit your session proposal online at

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Native Research Network 26th National Native Health Research Conference (June 5-8, 2016)
Cherokee, NC
“Finding the Balance:  Sacred Places and Healthy Environments”

2016 Artwork

Depicts Kituwah (the Mother Town) with 3 corn stalks representing the 3 sisters and the corn symbolizes the green corn festival.  The smoke from the town house is the eternal fire and the woodpeckers are representative of the 4 directions. The directions and colors represented are East (Red); North (Blue); West (Black); and, South (White).



Jakeli (Jake) Swimmer, EBCI, is an artist and Cherokee language instructor at Robbinsville Elementary School; he is a student nearing graduation from Western Carolina University.