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Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health


The mission for the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination within a biopsychosocial framework that recognizes the unique cultural contexts of this special population.

New Journal Issue​​​

Volume 26, Issue 3

The latest issue includes articles concerning the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives across the lifespan, with articles exploring​:
  • An entrepreneurship education intervention for AI adolescents
  • A feasibility evaluation of the Urban Native Youth Leaders program
  • Interest in contingency management interventions for younger AI adults
  • Microaggression experiences of AI/AN college students
  • Research methodologies for developing community-engaged and culturally relevant behavioral health interventions
  • The adaptation of the Cultural Connectedness Scale for multi-tribal communities

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