Organizations and Programs

First Nations Health Council

FNHC aims to address First Nations health through a traditional, holistic model that has been recognized as essential in reducing the health disparity gaps between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people of Canada.

One Sky Center

National resource center for American Indians and Alaska Natives that provides resources, training, and programs in substance abuse and mental health.

Southcentral Foundation's Traditional Healing Program

Brings traditional healing practices side-by-side with Western medicine to further incorporate Alaska Native values, beliefs and practices for the ultimate benefit of Native patients, families, and communities.

Traditional Medicine Initiative

The U.S. Indian Health Service's initiative seeks to foster formal relationships between local service units and traditional healers so that cultural values, beliefs, and traditional healing practices are respected and affirmed by the IHS as an integral component of the healing process.

U.S. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

The mission of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (formerly the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) is to define, through rigorous scientific investigation, the usefulness and safety of complementary and integrative interventions and to provide the public with research-based information to guide health-care decision making.


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