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June 21, 2012
Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Meeting

June 21, 2012
Dr. Clyde B. McCoy Wins International Award of Excellence

May 3, 2012
The Oregonian: Urban Indians in Oregon facing numerous health disparities

August 17, 2011
SAVE THE DATE: AAIP 2012

May 5, 2011
Indian Grant Reviewers Needed: Administration for Children & Families

April 5, 2011
RFP: Circles of Care Grants

March 31, 2011
Robert Wood Johnson: County Health Ratings Data

March 30, 2011
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT) awards.

March 23, 2011
SUMMER INSTITUTE 2011 Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health

March 16, 2011
IOM: Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People

March 15, 2011
Inupiaq Musher Wins Iditarod

March 9, 2011
White House Report on Women in America

February 28, 2011
Volume 17: Journal of the National Center for AI/AK Research

February 17, 2011
Akaka Announces New Staff Director of Indian Affairs Committee

February 10, 2011
The Affordable Care Act's Prevention and Public Health Fund in Your State

January 18, 2011
Morbidity and Mortality Supplement Report: Health Disparities

January 11, 2011
2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Data and Reports Released

January 11, 2011
2011 Annual Native Health Research Conference

January 6, 2011
"Let's Move Indian Country" (LMIC) initiative

January 5, 2011
Circles of Care: Creating Models of Care for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

January 5, 2011
Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Suicide Prevention Grant RFA

January 5, 2011
National Mentoring Month

December 9, 2010
Senate approved (H.R. 4994, The Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010)

December 7, 2010
HHS announces Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC) members

December 6, 2010
Obama to sign Claims Settlement Act of 2010

December 6, 2010
Tentative schedule for White House Tribal Nations Conference

December 2, 2010
Healthy People 2020

November 9, 2010
Understanding Native Health: A Social Determinants Approach

November 1, 2010
National Native American Heritage Month

October 4, 2010
Community Readiness for Change

September 30, 2010
NIH announces Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

September 30, 2010
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs: Investigation of Aberdeen Area

September 27, 2010
Native Youth Crisis Hotline and website

September 22, 2010
Free Methamphetamine Awareness and Abatement Training

September 13, 2010
Four new presentations are now available!

September 9, 2010
Harvard University announced no tuition for undergraduate students from low-income families

September 3, 2010
Free Training Available from the Native American Children's Alliance

September 3, 2010
Native Health Underfunded & Promises Unfulfilled

August 5, 2010
Alaska Native psychiatrist investigating drum-assisted recovery therapy

August 3, 2010
One Sky Center Native Mentorship participants present at Indian Health Service Conference in Sacramento

July 30, 2010
Presentation on Native Suicide from IHS Behavioral Health Conference is available

July 23, 2010
A Hand to Hold Onto is opened to American Indian/Alaska Native young adults via confidential online survey

July 21, 2010
$10 Million Available from the Office of Minority Health

July 6, 2010
One Sky Center on Native Nations Television

June 30, 2010
Parents Speak Up!

June 24, 2010
Indian Country deals with shortage of doctors

March 29, 2010
Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

March 24, 2010
State Reports on Health Care Reform

March 23, 2010
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

March 3, 2010
"A Profile of American Indians and Alaska Natives and Their Health Coverage"

March 3, 2010
Report on Substance Use Disorders Treatment Workforce

February 12, 2010
Drug-free Communities Grants Available

February 10, 2010
IHS Budget News

February 4, 2010
Native Youth health Research Scholarships Available

January 7, 2010
Access to Recovery Grants Available

December 30, 2009
Motor Vehicle Crash book now available

December 17, 2009
Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention bill signed

December 17, 2009
Senator Tim Johnson's bill on crime and drug use

December 14, 2009
Suicide Prevention Comic Book is available

December 2, 2009
Gathering of Tribal Leaders in Washington, DC

November 30, 2009
One Sky Center website Expansion

November 17, 2009
Preventing and Treating Diabetes Report now available

November 2, 2009
American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month Links

November 2, 2009
Training available in the clinical application of Honoring Children, Mending the Circle

November 2, 2009
White House Tribal Nations Conference on November 5

October 29, 2009
Christie Care Native Youth Treatment Facility in Clackamas, Oregon

October 27, 2009
Stanford Addison interviewed today on Native America Calling

October 10, 2009
R. Dale Walker's work highlighted in APA Newsletter

October 7, 2009
Behavioral Health Clinical Director Position Available

September 21, 2009
One Sky Center Website Expansion Coming Soon!

September 10, 2009
Medicare and Medicaid Provider Outreach Dates

August 24, 2009
Youth Empowerment Program funding is available

August 14, 2009
2010 Census: Stand Up and Be Counted!

August 12, 2009
The Oregonian Interview of OSC Director Dale Walker

July 27, 2009
R. Dale Walker, MD named Physician of the Year!

July 13, 2009
Improving the Health of Our Young People: One Community's Approach

July 7, 2009
New Report on methamphetamine use in Native Communities

July 7, 2009
Resources Available on Mental Health for Youth

July 7, 2009
Strengthening Communities Fund

July 7, 2009
The Northwest Roundtable on Health Care Reform Policy

May 12, 2009
New Film in Production: Sky Has a Heart

April 15, 2009
SAMHSA Culture Card now available

March 17, 2009
Meth and Suicide Prevention Grant Available

February 28, 2009
Dr. Dale Walker to provide testimony to Sentate Committee on Indian Affairs

February 26, 2009
Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention

February 25, 2009
Oversight Hearing on Recent Trends in Youth Suicide and Prevention Efforts

February 22, 2009
Grants Available through U.S. Departments of Education and Justice

January 21, 2009
Technical Assistance Workhops for Drug-Free Communities Grants

January 14, 2009
Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) grants are now available

January 13, 2009
Crystal Darkness Anti-meth Campaign

January 6, 2009
Call for Stories and Wisdom

January 6, 2009
Free Trainings to Combat Methamphetamine

January 5, 2009
Health Indicators Report available

December 8, 2008
New Mohawk website for suicide prevention

September 3, 2008
Methamphetamine Summit in November

September 3, 2008
Subtaining Grassroots Community-Based Programs: Toolkit

July 16, 2008
Conference on Methamphetamin Prevention

July 7, 2008
National Council of Urban Indian Health Leadership Conference

July 7, 2008
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention grants available

June 29, 2008
The Annual National Behavioral Health Conference in Billings

June 25, 2008
Community Capacity Development funding opportunity

June 10, 2008
AI/AN Summer Research Training Institute

June 10, 2008
Native Youth Leadership Academy

May 14, 2008
Tribal Cultural Best Practices Meeting held on May 14

April 25, 2008
Tribal Meth Toolkit by NCAI is available

March 17, 2008
Conference on Tribal Best Practices in Oregon

February 29, 2008
AAIP Patty Iron Cloud Youth Initiative

February 25, 2008
Substance abuse education via teleconference

February 12, 2008
Methamphetamine Prevention training and technical assistance

February 5, 2008
SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment grants available

January 29, 2008
Media Toolkit to Support Native Community Activity

January 29, 2008
Report on Urban Indian Health Disparities available

January 23, 2008
Tribal Justice Funding Opportunities

January 16, 2008
Missing Persons Conference

January 9, 2008
Health Relationshipse Training

January 8, 2008
Drug-Free communities grant application workshop

December 18, 2007
DHHS Applications

December 18, 2007
NICWA Conference

December 18, 2007
Public Health Challenges in Indian Country

December 6, 2007
Native Youth Leadership Camp

November 27, 2007
Potlatch Fund Training

November 26, 2007
SAMSHA Grant Solicitation

November 5, 2007
Gang Resistance Education and Training

October 16, 2007
Senator Smith's Fifth Oregon Tribal Summit

October 12, 2007
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Meth Fighting Tools

September 18, 2007
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders RFP

September 18, 2007
Prevent Child Abuse Texas: Conference

September 14, 2007
Meth Presentations Available Online

September 13, 2007
Rally for Indian Health Care Improvement Act

September 13, 2007
UN General Assembly Declaration of Native Rights

September 11, 2007
Georgetown University Training Institute

September 11, 2007
Methamphetamine Use Journal Article

May 3, 2007
DOJ Trial Grant Program Funds Available

May 2, 2007
Senate Version of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

April 30, 2007
Drug Dealer Targets Indian Country

April 30, 2007
Tribal Health Conference

April 30, 2007
Violence Against Women on Pine Ridge

April 26, 2007
Amnesty Intermational

April 26, 2007
DHHS Documentation for Medicaid on Navajo

April 26, 2007
Paiute Tribe of Utah Town Hall Meeting

April 26, 2007
Vilence Against Women and Methamphetamine Use

February 15, 2007
Native American Methamphetamine Enforcement and Treatment Act

February 12, 2007
Republican Senators Oppose Indian Health Care Improvement Act

February 12, 2007
Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing

February 7, 2007
Funding for tribal courts and detention centers eliminated in the Department of Justice budget

February 7, 2007
Methamphetamine Enforcement and Treatment Act Passed

February 7, 2007
Urban Indian Health Clinic Funding Treatened

February 6, 2007
New Budget Initiatives Aimed at Meth in Indian Country

February 5, 2007
Administration Proposes Elimination of Urban Indian Health Program Funding

February 1, 2007
Senator Dorgan introduced legislation help end child abuse and teen suicide in Indian Country

February 1, 2007
The House voted to pass a $463 billion spending measure

February 1, 2007
White House Internship Program seeking candidates

January 29, 2007
110th Congress considering bills to address methamphetamine in Indian Country

January 29, 2007
2004 data from the Council of Juvenile Services

January 29, 2007
Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs agreed to make suicide prevention a top priority

January 29, 2007
South Dakota introduced a bill to ban new liquor licenses

January 29, 2007
Why do children survive abuse?

January 26, 2007
Anti-drug task force making progress on Crow and Northern Cheyenne Reservations

January 26, 2007
Joe Garcia, President of the National Congress of American Indians announces goals

January 26, 2007
Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Arizona) elected co-chairman of the Congressional Native American Caucus

January 26, 2007
Urban Indian clinic in Fresno, California is closing

January 24, 2007
National surveys say American Indians and Alaska Natives suffer more from substance abuse

January 23, 2007
2004 data from the Council of Juvenile Services reports on Native American youth in South Dakota

January 23, 2007
New bills introduced for Meth in Indian Country

January 19, 2007
Sen. Dorgan (D-North Dakota) installed as chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs

January 18, 2007
Documentary on HBO includes segments about methamphetamine use on two reservations in Montana

December 21, 2006
Native H.O.P.E manual and a Native American Motivational Interviewing manual available

December 18, 2006
One Sky Center has power point presentations, the Native HOPE Project manuals and other educational resources available for review and download from our web site

December 11, 2006
One Sky Center issues a Suicide Prevention Guide specifically targeted for American Indian and Alaska Native adolescents

December 6, 2006
IHS, Division of Behavioral Health is sponsoring five 2-day HIV/AIDS collaborative regional trainings

December 1, 2006
OJJDP will award 4-year cooperative agreements to federally recognized tribes

November 30, 2006
National Tribal Anti-Meth Initiative

November 21, 2006
President Bush declared November 2006 as National American Indian Heritage Month

October 5, 2006
White House official sought to explain the Bush administration's stance on Indian health care and the Cobell settlement

October 4, 2006
Joe Garcia, President of the National Congress of American Indians enlists partners in fight on Meth

October 4, 2006
New SAMHSA policy supports tribes for discretionary grants

July 5, 2006
Three bills in Congress to offer grants to foster Native children's learning skills through language immersion

June 12, 2006
Methamphetamine use on South Dakota Reservation

May 18, 2006
Alaska Native villages suffer waves of suicide

May 18, 2006
Written Testimony: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on Suicide Prevention Programs and their Application in Indian Country

May 4, 2006
National conference on HIV/AIDS for Natives in North

May 2, 2006
Bush administration has proposed eliminating funds for Indian clinics

April 27, 2006
Plan to put air ambulances on reservations nationwide

April 24, 2006
Economic development listening session in Rapid City

April 11, 2006
U.S. law enforcement considers methamphetamine the nation's number one drug problem

April 7, 2006
Health Conference in Billings, Montana

April 5, 2006
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holding a hearing on "The Problem of Methamphetamine in Indian Country."

March 16, 2006
Senate Indian Affairs Committee, witnesses cited a rise in the number of child abuse, neglect and endangerment cases on reservations

March 13, 2006
"in excess" of 20 of the IHS system's 34 urban clinics could close if budget cuts proposed by President Bush are enacted

March 13, 2006
One Sky Center to Conduct technical assistance workshops for prospective tribal applicants for the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants

March 13, 2006
Sen. Dorgan, D-N.D., introduced a bill to assist tribes in the fight against suicide among American Indian youth

March 8, 2006
Linda Holt, Chairperson of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, remarks

March 7, 2006
One Sky Center hosted a Oregon Tribal Forum on Indian Health with former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle

March 7, 2006
R. Dale Walker, MD submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

March 6, 2006
Senate Indian Affairs Committee is seeking significant increases in the federal budget

March 3, 2006
National Congress of American Indians President Joe Garcia is calling for a partnership between the tribes and federal, state and local governments to combat methamphetamine

February 28, 2006
One Sky Center hosted an Oregon Tribal Forum on Indian Health with former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle

February 23, 2006
OxyContin smuggling ring organized by a young Lummi Indian

February 22, 2006
Oregon Tribal Forum on Indian Health with Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle

February 18, 2006
Rita Pitka Blumenstein, TH, a Yup'ik Elder was certified as a Traditional Healer in 1999 by an Elders' Council at Southcentral Foundation

February 8, 2006
Indigenous Suicide Prevention in Canada and the United States

January 27, 2006
New cases of HIV reported in South Dakota

January 26, 2006
South Dakota's biggest spurt in HIV cases in 10 years

January 24, 2006
Meeting on methamphetamines and its effects

January 20, 2006
National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicate a significant increase in the estimated number of past-month methamphetamine

January 13, 2006
Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change Manual

December 2, 2005
Iditarod racer speaks out on depression and suicide prevention

December 2, 2005
Navajo Nation World AIDS Day meetings

December 1, 2005
World AIDS Day

November 30, 2005
Traditional healers are helping Native veterans deal with post-traumatic stress

November 29, 2005
Penobscot Nation of Maine opened a mail order pharmacy

November 7, 2005
Methamphetamine horror stories

September 20, 2005
NARA, based in Portland, Oregon, received a $400,000 State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Program Grant funded by SAMSHA

June 17, 2005
Dale Walker, MD testified on Youth Suicide Prevention

April 28, 2005
National Indian Youth Leadership Project book

April 19, 2005
Watch the Indian Senate Committee's Oversight Hearing on Indian Health

April 5, 2005
New Jersey Acting Governor Richard J. Codey signed legislation to improve medical care for minorities

March 28, 2005
Mourning for Red Lake Chippewa Community

February 15, 2005
New links and Presentations available at One Sky Website

January 14, 2005
McClellan Hall received the Model Program Award for Project Venture

January 14, 2005
SAMHSA Announces New Suicide Hotline

January 10, 2005
Harvard Project on economic development among American Indian nations

January 7, 2005
Project Venture received funding

December 20, 2004
One Sky Center Newsletter is online

November 22, 2004
Comprhensive list of American Indian/ Alaska Native programs that are currently funded by SAMHSA

November 8, 2004
The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act

July 1, 2004
One Sky Center Web site Launched


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