NARTC 2019 Winter Institute

This year Native American Research and Training Center's Winter Institute will be held on February 25 - 27, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona. This years theme is Convergence & Divergence in Native Health Research: The Confluence of Traditional and Contemporary Medicine. This is a three-day conference for students, researchers, healthcare providers and those working in Native American Health.

Please Register on our Event Bright page at:

For more information, contact Dr. Felina Cordova at

Agenda is here: 2019_wi_master_agenda_v1_2_15_19.docx

Cross Culture Training

The Cross cultural training improves communication and interactions with research participants, tribal communities and improves research results. This course includes NAU, UA and ABOR requirements regarding research with Indigenous peoples.

Learning Objectives:   

  1. Assess the impact of acculturation and assimilation through boarding schools and the U.S. termination policy on Native Americans.
  2. Describe the long term, intergenerational influence of the socio-political history of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  3. Identify American Indian and Alaska Native cultural factors that contribute to overall health and wellness. 
  4. Identify one’s own assets and learning needs related to cultural competence.
  5. Employ self-reflection to evaluate the impact of one’s practice.