Category: 1st Quarter 2015

IWRI Student Assistant Nick Romero Wins First-place in Design Competition

The Oceti Sakowin (pronounced Och-et-ee Shak-oh-win) Power Project is a multi-billion dollar venture to develop the largest wind-power installation in the United States. Historic in its scale alone, the endeavor also makes a commanding political and cultural statement for Indian

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New ISMART Cohort Announced!

The Indigenous Substance Abuse, Medicines and Addictions Research Training (ISMART) program is pleased to welcome the third cohort! ISMART is a structured mentored training program that offers funding to fellows to conduct research development activities. All fellows are matched with

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Caitlin Donald, MSW has Article Published

IWRI’s ETHICS (acronym for Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities Study) Research Coordinator, Catlin Donald, MSW (Osage/Ponca) co-wrote an article together with Jennifer Rountree in spring 2014 while she was an intern at the National Indian Child Welfare Association

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IWRI’s Indigenous Elders-in-Residence Program – Winter Quarter 2015

During Winter Quarter 2015, the IWRI National Center of Excellence hosted more than ten Indigenous Elders from Washington and Alaska over a period of nine weeks. This very successful program, one of only a couple of university- or tribal college-based

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Spring Student Lecture Series Continues at UW School of Social Work

The Research, Training, and Education Core of IWRI has partnered with Partnerships for Native Health at the UW to offer a lecture series to undergraduate and graduate students in Spring Quarter 2015. The lectures are designed to support students who

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Māhina International Indigenous Health Research Training Program

I Raro I te Atarau Karohibohi: E Whakatere Haera Ana Nga Waka I Te Moana-Nui-A-Kiwa (Māori) “By the shimmering light of the Moon: Sea vessels are navigating the shared waters and knowledges of the Pacific Ocean” Māhina is a partnership

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wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) Opens on UW Campus

Throngs of community members, students, faculty, and staff joined tribal leaders and elders from around the area at the opening of Intellectual House, the new longhouse-style center in the heart of the University of Washington. The sound of drums and

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