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Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

, by CRCHD Staff

Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month is November 1–30. This month, we are pleased to share with you the following selection of videos, blogs, publications, resources, and events. Please check back on this post throughout the month, as new resources will be added over time.

For information about National Native American Heritage Month efforts at HHS and NIH, visit HHS and the NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

CRCHD National Native American Heritage Month Video Campaign

Throughout this month, CRCHD is spotlighting grantees’ stories and perspectives on their careers, why diversity in cancer research is important, and cancer disparities research initiatives. To view the videos from CRCHD grantees, click the links below or visit this webpage. Video transcripts are also available.

You may also view the video on CRCHD's social channels:

Spotlighting the Work of Dr. Regina Idoate

Regina Idoate, Ph.D., M.A., is an associate professor of health promotion at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), where she is also a leader of the UNMC Youth Enjoy Science (YES) program. In this guest blog post, Dr. Idoate discusses the importance of increasing representation of Native Americans in cancer research, as well as how the YES program is working toward that goal.

HHS and NIH Resources



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