The Center for American Indian Community Health (CAICH) uses community-based participatory research (CBPR) in all of its research studies.CAICH is conducting numerous research activities aimed at improving the health of Native communities.
We run several initiatives to combat health issues in the communities we serve. Donations will help us continue the internship and scholarship program, possibly even allowing us to send a student to college, all expenses paid.
We host several events throughout the year including the AIHREA O.N.E. Pow Wow, travelling health clinics, and community research forums. We welcome volunteers to help us with our health screenings, food concessions, child care, and other tasks at our events.
Water is life for the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas and for many tribes across the United States. The Kickapoo Tribe has been involved in a long-term water dispute involving access to clean water.
Keystone XL pipeline would carry oil from western Canada to oil refineries on the Gulf Coast. The pipeline is being proposed by the Canadian oil company, TransCanada.
Considered a source of clean energy by science. Wind farms have been embraced by some tribes and opposed by others.