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A River of Recipes: Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods- (PDF)

These Native American recipes from tribes across North America make use of USDA’s commodities that are provided to recipients who participate in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Review Date: April 03, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

American Indian and Alaska Natives Information from the Social Security Administration

This page links to information about how to get a social security card and contact the Social Security Administration as well as to information about retirement, disability, survivors, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Review Date: September 14, 2012

Social Security Administration

American Indian/Alaska Natives and Diabetes

This publication discusses diabetes in American Indian/Alaska Native women.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

Office on Women's Health

Cancer and American Indian/Alaska Native Women

This brief fact sheet describes how cancer affects minority women.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

Office on Women's Health

Cancer Warning Signs

Learn how to remember seven major cancer warning signs by thinking about the word CAUTION.

Review Date: April 29, 2011

Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information

Healthy Babies Strong Futures: How Native Men Can Help Pregnant Women Be Alcohol Free- (PDF)

Native men can have an important role in preventing FASD.They can encourage women not to drink alcohol during pregnancy.

Review Date: November 28, 2012

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence

Heart Disease in Native American Women

This brief fact sheet describes how heart disease affects minority women. Additional resources on heart health are provided at the site.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

Office on Women's Health

Help for You and Your Family

Find links to a variety of financial and support resources available for families, refugees, Native Americans, individuals with developmental disabilities, youth and more.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families

Indian Health Service - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs

The goal of the HP/DP program is to create healthier American Indian and Alaska Native communities by developing, coordinating, implementing, and disseminating effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention programs. Find health and fitness resources in your area.

Review Date: September 14, 2012

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Indian Health Service: Facility Locator

Find hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, dialysis centers, dental clinics and other healthcare facilities administered by the Indian Health Service.

Review Date: January 16, 2013

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Indian Health Service’s Community Suicide Prevention Website

The purpose of the Indian Health Service’s (IHS) Community Suicide Prevention Website is to provide American Indian and Alaska Native communities with culturally appropriate information about best and promising practices regarding suicide prevention and intervention.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Native American Cancer Education for Survivors

The Native American Cancer Education for Survivors (NACES) program is designed to help improve the quality of life for Native American breast cancer survivors and those who care for them.

Review Date: February 09, 2011

National Indian Women's Health Resource Center

Native Programs Directory

Search the directory to find a culturally sensitive substance abuse treatment program in your area.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

One Sky Center

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

This program offers job training for older adults, part-time work experience in community services, and opportunities to transition to unsubsidized jobs in private industry or the public sectors.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

National Indian Council on Aging

The Power of Our Youth: Help Your Communities Have Healthy Babies- (PDF)

This brochure for Native adolescents explains what fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is and how preventing it can make a community stronger. It encourages adolescents to learn more about FASD and share information with others in their community.

Review Date: November 28, 2012

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence

Violence Against Women in American Indian/Native American and Alaska Native Communities

This page highlights several resources related to violence against women in American Indian/Native American & Alaska Native communities. The organizations listed here provide information, services, and advocacy.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence