Tribal Public Health Broadcast
Weekly News, Funding, Resources, and Upcoming Events in Indian Country

January 2, 2020
Happy New Year 2020!

From the Public Health Policy and Programs Team at the National Indian Health Board, we would like to wish everyone a bright, healthy, and happy beginning to the start of a new decade!
Registration Now Open! 2020 Annual National Tribal Public Health Summit
Tuesday-Thursday, March 17-19, 2019 in Omaha, NE

Save the date! Please join NIHB in Omaha, NE for the 11th Annual National Tribal Public Health Summit. Registration is now open—take advantage of early bird registration fees by registration before February 14, 2020. For more information on registration, location, lodging, exhibitors, and sponsorship, visit the  Summit website here.
Clarification Regarding Previous Tribal Public Health Broadcast Post

The title of the article "Tribal Leaders Embrace South Dakota Anti-Meth Ad Campaign" posted in the Tribal Public Health Broadcast dated December 19th, 2019 may have been misleading. David Flute, Secretary of Tribal Relations is on South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem's staff and is not an elected Tribal leader and President Bordeaux's of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe comments did not specifically voice support for the ad campaign.
‘We Need Each Other to Heal:’ Native Americans Help Native Americans Overcome Domestic Violence

Representatives from across Indian Country recently gathered in Las Vegas to learn more about using traditional methods as a way to heal from trauma stemming from domestic violence. The Indian Law Resource Center estimates that 4 out of 5 Native American women are affected by domestic violence. Read more here.
Funding & Opportunities
Come Work for NIHB!

NIHB is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
  • Director of Public Health Policy and Programs
  • Director of Congressional Relations
  • Congressional Relations Associate
These positions are based in Washington, DC. Those who are interested in making a positive difference in the health of America’s Native Peoples’ lives are encouraged to apply. Read more here.
Tribal Resilience Program
Proposals due Monday, March 2, 2020 by 9:00 PM ET

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support Tribal adaptation and resilience planning and other related activities. The program aims to support Tribal Nations that need adaptation planning support and decision-making information to prepare for extreme events and harmful environmental trends that impact Tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure, and human health and welfare. Read more here.
NIHB Webinar: Polishing your PowerPoint
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Have you ever sat through a PowerPoint presentation with slides that are hard to read, too wordy, or confusing? Was that presentation yours? Become a PowerPoint pro by learning how to use it to enhance your presentation rather than distract from it. This webinar, hosted by the Climate and Health Learning Community but open to all, will provide advice, tips, techniques, and strategies for how to make PowerPoint work for you, rather than the other way around. Making better, more effective presentations is an important tool to share your work and tell your community's story!  Learn more or register here!