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Since it was established last year, the Indigenous Resilience Center has added to its roster experts who have long worked with and for Native American communities. University leaders hope tribes can guide the center's next moves.
Since its founding in 1999, the Native American Languages and Linguistics master's degree program has been training students in linguistics, language documentation and language revitalization.
At the second annual Tribal Leaders Summit, leaders of Arizona tribes met with President Robert C. Robbins and learned about health sciences research and programs that serve Native American communities.
The university has strengthened its commitment to the Native American community over the last year through efforts including the Native Scholars Grant program and Native FORGE.
The program will partner business owners and operators with a mentor and provide training and technical assistance over the next year to help their businesses grow.
Lydia Jennings couldn't celebrate her new Ph.D. in 2020 because of the pandemic, so a few months later, she dedicated a 50-mile run to 50 Indigenous scientists. A new film, produced by Patagonia, tells the story.
The play, by students in the university's intermediate Navajo class, revolves around issues of identity and cultural knowledge. It will be performed on Nov. 22 at 4 p.m.
Two grants totaling more than $1.3 million will help establish the Native Center for Disabilities, which aims to bring tribal communities together to improve services and employment access for Native Americans with disabilities.
Native and Indigenous women have a higher percentage of mastectomy and a lower percentage of lumpectomy compared with white women, new research finds.
UArizona ranks among the nation's leaders in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Native American and Hispanic students, according to data from the National Science Foundation.