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"Williamson, Lori L. (HSC)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Heartland colleagues:


This e-mail was sent to me from Dr. Michelle Puryear at HRSA.---Lori




April is National Minority Health Month!  Here are some online resources
about American Indian Health concerns you can use in your library or
organization to celebrate this month. For a link to a brochure for your
library's use, see:






Native American Health page from MedlinePlus.gov


>From the National Library of Medicine you can find information here


specific to Native health including prevention/screening, specific
conditions, Medicare savings, urban Indian resources, research,
directories, statistics, and more.




American Indian Health




Another resource from the National Library of Medicine on American
Indian Health, this site provides links to information on health topics,
traditional healing, environmental health, research and data, healthcare
access, organizations, tribes, and more.




Arctic Health




>From the same people who brought you the "American Indian Health"


website comes this similar site focused on issues affecting the health
and well-being of our planet's northern-most inhabitants including
Alaska Natives.  The site features health topics, environmental health,
telemedicine, traditional healing, governmental organizations including
tribes, and more.




Native Health Databases




>From the University of New Mexico, the Native Health Databases contain


bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles,
reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health
and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First

Document delivery is currently free on any article found in this




Native American Ethnobotany




This site is a searchable database of foods, drugs, dyes and fibers of
Native American peoples, derived from plants.  So find out what the
Ojibwe people used to put on spider bites.




NLM Exhibit "Changing the Face of Medicine"




You can search by ethnic group on this site and see the 29 featured
Native women doctors who have made significant contributions to their
fields.  Some biographies include extra photos and videos.  The rest of
the site provides activities, resources, and lesson plans for teachers.




If you are interested in these resources and would like more information
or to schedule a training, contact your local NN/LM office at




This is the first email in our series for National Minority Health

If you'd like to see all the resources, you can visit:








Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, MSLIS


Community Outreach Liaison


National Network of Libraries of Medicine,  MidContinental Region


Creighton University Health Sciences Library


2500 California Plaza


Omaha, NE 68178


800-338-7657 in CO,KS,MO,NE,UT,WY


402-280-4156 outside the region


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Lori Williamson, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

University of OK Health Sciences Center


Phone: 405-271-8685

Fax: 405-271-8697


OU Children's Hospital

940 NE 13th St., Rm B2418

Oklahoma City, OK 73104


This e-mail, including any attachments, contains information from the
Genetics Section in the OUHSC Department of Pediatrics, which may be
confidential or privileged. The information is intended to be for the
use of the individual or entity named above. If you are not the intended
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