Category: 1st Quarter 2016

“Internalized Oppression” Presentation by EJ David

On January 12, 2016, Dr. Eric J. (EJ) David presented a talk titled, “Oppression Under the Skin: The Manifestation and Implications of Internalized Oppression,” at IWRI’s Quarterly Speaker Series. David’s research focuses on the way in which colonial history and

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Native Hawaiian Children’s Welfare Visitors at IWRI

On January 6, 2016, IWRI had the honor of hosting Native Hawaiian visitors from the Queen Liliu’okalani Children’s Center, a social agency created to fulfill the Queen’s mission to care for and support orphan and destitute children throughout the State

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Native Health Initiative’s Shannon and Anthony Fleg visit IWRI

On October 14, 2015, IWRI hosted a lunchtime meet and greet with Shannon and Anthony Fleg, who were visiting Seattle from Albuquerque for the Native Health Pathways Conference. Shannon Fleg is a Diné woman from Arizona, who is trained with

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Two IWRI student assistants selected for 2016 Bonderman Travel Fellowship

Since 1995, David Bonderman, a University of Washington graduate, has provided a travel fellowship opportunity to 236 UW students. In 2016, seven graduate and professional students and eight undergraduate students were selected from among over one hundred applicants. The selected

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Announcing Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training Program 2 (IHART2) Fellows

The first cohort of IHART2 Fellows began their two-year training program in March 2016. Four fellows have been selected to participate in the new grant cycle which has expanded to include Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders, as well as postdoctoral

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Healthy Hearts Wraps Up Studies

In 2007, IWRI began a partnership with a Northwest tribe to better understand and address cardiovascular disease (CVD) in this Native community. The collaboration resulted first in a research study called Healthy Hearts Across Generations, which collected surveys from 284

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Fleagle offers wisdom to new generations of students

This article was reprinted with permission from University of Alaska Fairbanks News and Information When Elizabeth Fleagle retired in 1997, she felt lost. So she prayed about what she was supposed to do next. Two weeks later, she got a

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Native Participants Needed to Test Culturally-Adapted Ethical Research Training

We are happy to report that the full trial of the Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities Study (ETHICS) launched in February 2016 and we are actively seeking eligible Native participants to test the culturally-adapted research ethics training. The

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Tribal College Student Survey Closes with Record 3,175 respondents!

The “Creating Campus Change” (CCC) project closed its Tribal Colleges and Universities Alcohol, Drugs and Mental Health Epidemiology (TCU-ADME) survey on February 29, 2016, after 1½ years in the field at 22 TCU throughout the U.S. and Canada. With 3,175

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