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October 8, 2020

Indigenous People’s Day Gathering and Story Sharing

Please join us for an Indigenous People’s Day Gathering and Story Sharing Sharing Stories of Indigenous Strengths and Journeys to Social Work and Academia October 12, 2020 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PDT                              

August 12, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment Drive for Tribal and Urban Indian Health

We’ve partnered with Tribal and Urban Indian Health care facilities and programs to gather important personal protective equipment (PPE). These supplies are needed for communities that have been particularly hard hit by the global pandemic. Here are two ways to donate PPE Drop off items at our donation site at the UW School of Social Work…

May 7, 2019

Research Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities – SciPod podcast

Check out this SciPod about the research Ethics Training for Indigenous Communities project. American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIAN) face substantial health inequalities, yet ethical research addressing their health concerns is still extremely limited. Dr Cynthia Pearson, Associate Professor at the University of Washington and Director of Research at the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, along…

April 29, 2019

IWRI Graduation Celebration

Please Join Us in celebrating Native graduates June 13, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM University of Washington – Seattle Campus Please RSVP Here

April 11, 2019

MyPeeps Art Contest

Calling all Native Artists ages 13-18! We would like to welcome you to participate in the MyPEEPS Mobile Project Art Contest! Contest Theme: Native Sexual Minority Youth Empowerment KEY THEMES: MALE-IDENTIFIED YOUTH, HEALTH, TECHNOLOGY Four winners will be selected; their art will be used to advertise and promote MyPEEPS. Contest Requirements: • Open to Native…