Tribal Issues

American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association builds a collective voice for public health, working to ensure access to health care, protect funding for core public health services and eliminate health disparities, among a myriad of other issues. Their website provides a large number of resources on many public health service related issues. Available online:

Service Sharing and Tribal Health Departments: Initial Considerations

Nancy Young, executive director of the Institute for Wisconsin’s Health, focuses on general issues related to CJS arrangements among local and tribal governments. In related presentations, Carol Rollins, environmental health director with the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Health, and Christine Hovell, health officer with Jackson County Public Health, describe their specific experiences.

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.

An Introduction to State Public Health for Tribal Leader

This primer on state public health for tribal leaders explores the history of health-related federal laws for state health agencies, the state health governance system, the role of the tribal health leader in establishing partnerships with state health agencies, and tips on how to create successful partnerships between state health agencies and tribes and tribal […]

Service Sharing with Tribal Health Departments (Webinar)

This webinar shares the perspectives of the public health manager and health officer of a local county health department in Wisconsin, the environmental health director of the Ho-Chunk Nation Health Department, and executive director or the Institute for Wisconsin’s Health, Inc. regarding their experiences with shared services arrangements. For more information, contact It is […]

Service Sharing with Tribal Health Departments

This presentation provides the perspective of shared services arrangements from a local county health department, a Wisconsin tribal public health leader, and the Institute of Wisconsin’s Health, Inc. Available online (pdf): It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the category listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category. […]