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National Native American Heritage Month - November

Native American Heritage Month

Events

November 5 - 11 NB3FIT Week: National Week of Native Youth Health and Fitness         

November 16, 1 pm ET: Webinar Healthy Native Youth: A One-Stop-Shop for Culturally-Relevant Health Curricula.         

Native American Heritage Month recognizes the histories, invaluable contributions and livelihood of American Indian and Alaska Native people in the United States. During this observance, we honor the rich diversity of American Indian and Alaska Native cultures, traditions and languages and how it intersects with health. By working together to raise awareness of health disparities, particularly in type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity, and by providing a platform for national American Indian and Alaska Native health organizations to discuss challenges and opportunities, we help move communities toward health equity.

Visit this webpage during Native American Heritage Month for updates on downloadable materials and events in observance of Native American Heritage Month.

Native American Heritage Month Graphics

Download these sharable images for use on social media by right clicking and saving the images.

Info Cards

Partnering across Nations and Generations: Supporting Healthy, Sustainable and Thriving Communities. National native American Heritage Month November 2017.” Partnering across Nations and Generations: Supporting Healthy, Sustainable and Thriving Communities. National native American Heritage Month November 2017.”

GIFs

One in five children in the United States is overweight or obese. Obesity rates are even higher for American Indian and Alaska Native Children. Obesity can lead to high blood pressure and cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, asthma and sleep apnea. Help kids break up screen time with active play. Shift the Balance! Encourage active play for 60 plus minutes a day. Cap screen time for TV, video and computer games at no more than two hours a day. Minorityhealth.hhs.gov

BRFSS: Materials to promote the CDC/OMH partnership to improve data collection for AI/AN communities.

Answer the call
YOU HOLD THE POWER TO BETTER HEALTH
RIGHT IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND
When you ANSWER the CDC behavior risk survey
over the phone, You’re making your voice heard
about the needs of your native community.

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo 
Answer the call
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD ABOUT THE NEEDS OF YOUR NATIVE COMMUNITY. 
This will help build better programs for you and your future generations. 
RESPOND TO THE CDC BEHAVIOR RISK SURVEY! 

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo
YOU HOLD THE PWER TO BETTER HEALTH 
When you make the time to take the CDC Behavior Risk Survey over the phone, you’re making your voice heard about the needs of your Native community.

ANSWER THE CALL

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo
You hold the power to better health 
TAKE THE CDC BEHAVIOR RISK SURVEY OVER THE PHONE 
Make your voice heard about the needs of your Native community 

ANSWER THE CALL

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo
ANSWER THE CALL 
You hold the power to better health right in the palm of your hand.              YOU can help your Native community become healthier. HOW? By answering the CDC Behavior Risk Survey.  
Make your voice heard about health needs and practices. 
By responding to the survey you will be contributing to your Native community for future programs and activities.  

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo
ANSWER THE CALL
If you live in any of these states (11 states listed) you may get a call to answer the CDC Behavior Risk Survey 
You can help yourself and your Native Community to become healthier
How? By answering the CDC Behavior Risk Survey
Make your voice heard about health needs, concerns and practices
This will help build better programs for you and for present and for future generation s

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo
ANSWER THE CALL
You hold the power to better health right in the palm of your hand.       
You can help your Native Community to become healthier        
How? By answering the CDC Behavior Risk Survey
Make your voice heard about health needs and practices
By responding to the survey you will be contributing to your Native community for future programs and activities.  

For more information visit: bit.ly/AIANhealthsurvey

HHS Logo OMH Logo

NOTE: These images may be downloaded and used only for purposes of promoting Native American Heritage Month activities, and may not be used for commercial purposes, including selling of products and services and advertisements in newspapers and other publications. 

Health Disparities

Despite our nation’s advances in science, public health and health care, the health status of American Indian/Alaska Native communities continues to lag behind the general population.

Use the Healthy People 2000 widget to find information about health disparities among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

See additional statistics on health disparities:

Projects and Partnerships

Below are OMH grants, projects and partnerships that are helping to reduce disparities and promote better health for American Indian/Alaska Native populations:

Resources and Publications

Last Modified: 11/15/2017 1:46:00 PM