Knowing Tribal Health

This primer on tribal health explores the history of health-related federal laws for tribal nations, the role of the state health official in establishing partnerships with tribal nations, and tips on how to work successfully with tribes and tribal organizations.

Available online (pdf): http://www.astho.org/Programs/Health-Equity/Tribal-Health-Primer/

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Tribal Issues: This document provides information about the 566 tribes recognized by the federal government as an introduction to states or local jurisdictions that want to work successfully with tribes and tribal organizations.