Tag Archives: ethnicity

Tribal Preparedness for Emergencies

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “American Indian Health portal has a section on People & Traditions: Tribal Preparedness for Emergencies. See specific sections on Our Health; For Researchers, Health Professionals, & Educators; and Organizations & Programs. http://bit.ly/xj30n6Continue reading

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Call For Abstracts Proposals: 11th Native Women and Men’s Wellness Conference

“The American Indian Institute is requesting abstracts for presentations at the 11th Native Women & Men’s Wellness Conference, March 18-22, 2012 in San Diego, CA.  The purpose of this conference is to exchange ideas and best practices across the following … Continue reading

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Native Daughters

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://cojmc.unl.edu/nativedaughters/ Native Daughters is a collection of stories, profiles and multimedia projects about a diverse group of Native American women. They are healers and warriors, story tellers and law makers, leaders, environmentalists … Continue reading

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Technological Changes May Lead to “Reading Divide”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog: http://reut.rs/fZqZRe By Elaine Lies TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters Life!) – The rapid rise of e-books could lead to a “reading divide” as those unable to afford the new technology are left behind, … Continue reading

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Native American Public Telecommumications

[posted on the BHIC Blog] http://www.nativetelecom.org/ “NAPT, located in Lincoln, Nebraska,  exists to serve Native producers and Indian country in partnership with public television and radio. NAPT works with Native producers to develop, produce and distribute educational telecommunications programs for … Continue reading

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American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Census Information

The following was reported on the BHIC Blog.   http://bit.ly/azGHY0 Facts for Features November 2010 The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Collecting Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language Information From Patients

http://www.hretdisparities.org/index.php The Toolkit is designed to help hospitals, health systems, community health centers, medical group practices, health plans, and other users understand the importance of collecting accurate data on race, ethnicity, and primary language of persons with limited English proficiency … Continue reading

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November is Native American Heritage Month

This was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/ Pride in Our Heritage Honor to Our Ancestors Health Information Resources: The National Library of Medicine’s American Indian health website http://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/ The NN/LM MCR Native American Health Information Resources http://nnlm.gov/mcr/resources/community/ethnic/native.html Printable PDF … Continue reading

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Webinars

These announcements were posted on the BHIC Blog Engaging Ethnic Communities Through New Media Webinar Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 8:00 AM (HT), 11:00 AM (PT), 1:00 PM (CT), 2:00 PM (ET) According to a 2009 Pew Research Center study, 61% … Continue reading

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Presentations of Note

This was posted on the BHIC Blog this morning.      As always, thank you Siobhan for being “on top of resources, events, etc.! Institute Of Medicine Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs Presentations from the IOM Workshop on Integrating … Continue reading

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