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Indigenous and First Peoples Studies: Health & Education

Resources in the Evergreen Library, Summit borrowing co-op, and the reliable web.

Health, Housing & Education

Streaming Media and DVDs


Native Voices - Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness explores wellness, and cultural life for Native Americans in all states. National Library of Medicine/ National Institute of Health.

Native Youth Sexual Health  - an organization by and for Indigenous youth working across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice in the U.S. and Canada.

National Indian Child Welfare Assocation - ICWA governs federal regulation of state child custody proceedings involving Native children and non-Native persons seeking custody.

Bureau of Indian Education - Currently, the BIA oversees a total of 183 elementary, secondary, residential and peripheral dormitories across 23 states. 

Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center - NAWHERC is a leading pathfinder for Indigenous women’s reproductive health and justice issues and preservation of Indigenous culture. NAWHERC serves reservation-based women at the local, national, and international levels.

National American Indian Housing Council - NAIHC supports tribal housing entities in their efforts to provide safe, decent, affordable, and culturally appropriate housing for Native people.

Spotlight on Feeding the People/Feeding the Spirit

Spotlight Home: Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe - Teekalet Housing

Spotlight Education: Chemawa Indian School

Academic Databases


Daniel J. Evans Library - MS: LIB2300 - 2700 Evergreen Parkway, NE. Olympia, WA 98501 - 360-867-6250