Native Communities vs. Big Tobacco: How an Industry Commercializes, Exploits, and Misrepresents Traditional Practices for Profits

Presented by:  REGISTER HERE Traditional tobacco has been used by American Indians and Alaska Natives for centuries for cultural and spiritual purposes.  In yet another display of the tobacco industry’s predatory practices, the concept of traditional tobacco – a sacred symbol of peace and healing – was appropriated and commercialized for the industry’s financial […]

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Department Director

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan is seeking a Health Education & Chronic Disease Department Director at its central office in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (ITC) is a state chartered 501 C3 non-profit organization consisting of twelve federally recognized Indian Tribes in Michigan. Full-time permanent positions receive group term life […]

Identifying and Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

REGISTER HERE Join the Geographic Health Equity Alliance for a webinar on Wednesday, October 26, 1 – 2:30 pm ET. Identifying and Implementing Evidence Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning Join CADCA’s Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity (ACRE) Lab for our upcoming webinar, “Identifying […]

NNN Program Manager Employment Opportunity

The National Native Network, administered by the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, is seeking a Program Manager! To learn more and apply, contact Wendy Belleau at or 906-632-6896 x.109.

Notes from the Field: E-Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2022

FULL ARTICLE HERE In 2022, 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students (14.1% of high school students and 3.3% of middle school students) reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days (current use). Nearly 85% of those youth reported using flavored e-cigarettes and more than half reported using disposable e-cigarettes. This study used data […]

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month

The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership  vaccine-preventable cancers work group has compiled a list of resources to help cancer coalitions and others who want to work in liver cancer prevention through hepatitis B vaccination. They ask that you please help raise awareness among your networks about this new resource list. Please use any of the […]

Equity at the Tobacco Point of Sale

How can health equity inspire local policy work?  What commercial tobacco prevention strategies at the point of sale can promote health equity?  How can the policy process build community power?  Find out at the webinar Equity at the Tobacco Point of Sale, and explore how the policy process can build community power in your jurisdiction. […]

Reclaiming our Tobacco Through Tobacco Policy: Passing of the Navajo Nitch’ Éí Bee Ííná – Air is Life Act of 2021

November 8, 2022 11:30 am (AZ) Register here: Hershel Clark, MPH (Navajo) Hershel Clark, MPH is the Program Manager for the Southwest Navajo Tobacco Education Prevention Project.  He has experience working in tobacco control and prevention.  Mr. Clark assisted with the passing of the Navajo Air is Life Act of 2021 for the Navajo […]

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