Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control - NCCDPHP
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Fellowships

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CDC-RFA-DP22-2201

CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) The purpose of this funding opportunity is to improve cultural connectedness among American Indians and Alaska Natives. This funding opportunity offers support for the implementation of tribal practices and cultural traditions to build resiliency and connections to community and culture to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and wellbeing. This approach will include implementation of tribal wellness practices that were identified by tribal health leaders who were convened by CDC in 2016 and lessons learned from the previous cooperative agreement, Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country (CDC-RFA-DP18-1812PPHF18). Those tribal wellness practices include the following: Family and community activities that connect cultural teachings to health and wellness Seasonal cultural and traditional practices that support health and wellness Social and cultural activities that promote community wellness Intergenerational learning opportunities that support wellbeing and resilience Cultural teachings and practices about traditional healthy foods to promote health, sustenance and sustainability Traditional and contemporary physical activities that strengthen wellbeing Recipients will include up to 18 Federally recognized American Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages, or American Indian or Alaska Native tribally designated organizations serving a specific tribe, reservation, or native village. No more than 2 awards to tribes and tribally designated organizations will be made within a single I.H.S. Area. Up to 12 Urban Indian Organizations will also be funded to address the same strategies for that portion of their patient populations that is American Indian and Alaska Native.
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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Fellowships

Reference Number

CDC-RFA-DP22-2201

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