Bioneers: Indigenous Knowledge


These authentically unique videos feature Indigenous voices from the Bioneers conference main stage and the Bioneers Indigenous Forum, a sovereign, Native-led space at our annual conference. These visionary leaders share ancient wisdom and contemporary adaptive strategies for a sustainable, just and wise world. They carry out their work on the land, in neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and in local and international courts of justice – to give nature and humanity a fighting chance to choose life over profits. Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. Visit to learn more about our programs, annual conference and local gatherings. Cover image by Cara Romero (



Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

New 2017 YRBS Data and Results are Now Available!



Suicide Factsheet

Suicide Rising across the US

CDC June 2018


Rising Sun

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN) is an initiative of the 2015-2017 US Arctic Council Chairmanship. RISING SUN has produced a number of useful tools, including an online toolkit on how to measure the impact and effectiveness of suicide prevention in circumpolar Indigenous communities.

24th National Health Equity Research Webcast

From Awareness to Action: Leveraging Resiliency in the Context of Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences

The 24th National Health Equity Research Webcast, From Awareness to Action: Leveraging Resiliency in the Context of Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences, will take place on Friday, September 28, 2018, from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Attend the live event on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or attend via live video broadcast. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from national leaders and to engage in a moderated question-and-answer session.



NNED Virtual Roundtable: Funding Your Behavioral Health Equity

Work: How, What, and With Whom?


American Indigenous Research Association

The American Indigenous Research Association announces its 2018 Meeting will be held over Indigenous Day weekend, October 11-13, 2018

2018 IAPHS Conference

Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science

IRB Professional Development Session

IRB Professional Development Session

Tribal and Tribal College Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) have been established at the majority of tribal colleges and a significant number established by tribal nations. Sponsored by AIHEC’s NARCH Project, 1.5-day professional development sessions are intended for members of IRBs serving tribal communities and tribal colleges. Each session will provide an overview of the purpose, scope, and mission of IRBs including the requirements that must be met according to Title 45 CFR, Part 46 as administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Most specifically, the focus of each session will examine the nuances of research in Indian country and the challenges presented to these IRBs. There will be discussion of the types of issues being faced by IRBs in Indian country including best practices. Training Materials and Reference Information

  1. September 27–28, 2018. Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport, Bloomington, MN. Registration (deadline: 9.1.2018)

Community Engaged Scholars: Immersion Program