Tribal Environmental Health Forum



2019 Winter Institute and Tribal Forum

Convergence & Divergence                                in Native Health Research

Disaster Response in Tribal Lands

Purpose: The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center and Native American Research Training Center invite you to discuss Traditional Healing and research and training in the elements of life including water, air, and DNA relevant to Native people and those working with Tribes and Native communities. The Winter Institute and Tribal Forum will share successful resolution of community issues related to environmental disasters and to build capacity to respond to long-term and immediate environmental impacts on human health and our environment.

Who: This three day conference is for Tribal leaders, community members, students, educators, researchers, healthcare providers, tribal environmental professionals, first responders and disaster response professionals, and those working in Native American Health. 

When: This three day event will take place on February 25 - 27, 2019 from 8:30am - 5:00pm

Where: Hotel Tucson City Center 475 N. Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Sponsored by: The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center and the Native American Research Training Center

Collaborative Partners:  The Gila River Indian Community, the Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Ak-Chin Indian Community, Indigenous Strategies

Registration: You can register for the forum here


With any special dietary needs or questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation please contact: Marti Lindsey at lindsey@pharmacy.arizona.edu

 

You can register for the 2019 Winter Institute and Tribal Forum by clicking here. Information about ticket types are below:

  • 3-Day all session pass to both the Winter Institute and Tribal Forum: $150.00
  • Single day pass to the Winter Institute and Tribal Forum: $75.00
  • Admission to just the Tribal Environmental Health Forum on February 27, 2019: $75.00

Free registration is available to the first 100 people who are attending ONLY the Tribal Environmental Health Forum. 

To receive free registration, please click here.

Note: ** Free registration is meant for community members and professionals whose organizations are unable to pay for registration. If your organization is able to pay for your registration, please register here. **

The 2019 Tribal Forum is sponsored by:

Collaborative Partners:

 

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                  Gila River Indian Community          Tohono O'odham Nation           Pascua Yaqui Tribe           ITCA                                                                 

                                                                    AkChin           ITEP                                                                    

                                          Indigenous Strategies

 

                                    NNCAP        

                                                                                                                                

                                      CIEHR

If you would like to participate in both the Winter Institute and Tribal Forum, a block of rooms have been reserved at the Hotel Tucson City Center. In order to receive the special rate, please book your room by calling (520) 622-3000 and mention that you are there for the Winter Institute and Tribal Forum.

You can also book the special rate online by clicking here, or by going to www.hoteltucsoncitycenter.com and using code "WIN".

Rates at Hotel Tucson City Center are below.

  • An existing Studio Queen is $96.00 plus tax.
  • An existing Studio King is $96.00 plus tax.
  • A renovated Studio King is $136.00 plus tax.
  • A renovated Studio Queen is $136.00 plus tax. 

Hotel Tucson City Center is located at 475 N Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

ADDITIONAL RESOURCE for Disaster Preparedness: 

We are pleased to announce a new report from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Higher Education program, entitled Building Cultures of Preparedness

You can access the full report here

 

EOC Structure Templetes pages 1- 4


 

 

 

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If you would like more information on the Disaster Research Response Training Workshop, please click here

Note: **Registration closes on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm MST**

   

      2019 Tribal Environmental Forum