2013 National Indian Health Board Native Youth Track Digital Story Films

The 2013 Native Youth Summit took place August 23-26, 2013 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, Michigan. This was the National Indian Health Board’s (NIHB) 3rd Annual Native Youth Summit and was held in advance of our premiere conference, the National Annual Consumer Conference --The Dawn of a New Health Care System: Transforming Tribal Health through Tradition and Change. In keeping with the theme of transformation and standing on tradition, this year’s Tribal Youth Health Summit focused on two critical health issues in Indian Country: cancer and diabetes.

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Posted: July 8, 2013

2012 National Indian Health Board Native Youth Track Digital Story Films

In 2012 the Annual Consumer Conference in Denver, Colorado featured the 2nd Annual Native Youth Track. This track brought together Native Youth from around Indian Country to develop digital stories focused on health and wellness in their communities. These stories created by the youth over a two day Digital Story workshop dealt with topics ranging from Obesity to Suicide to Stress and Cultural Identity.

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New Public Service Announcements released by the Department of Health and Human Services urging American Indians and Alaska Natives to get the H1N1 flu Vaccination.

On September 15, 2009, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius delivered a keynote address at the National Indian Health Board’s 26th Annual Consumer Conference held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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During Senate Floor Debate, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) talks about why “Health Reform Must Include Indian Country"

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On Thursday, November 5th, 2009, the United States President Barrack Obama hosted the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The conference provided leaders and representatives from the 564 federally recognized tribes an opportunity to interest with the President and representatives from the highest levels of his Administration. Listed below are links to view the recorded events.

President Obama Opens Tribal Nations Conference 45:35  
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Tribal Nations Conference: Education, Health Care and Labor Panel  1:23:23
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President Obama Gives Closing Remarks at Tribal Nations Conference  
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