Part of n4a's Webinar Series on Serving Diverse Populations: Strengthening the Aging Network's Cultural Competency.
Join n4a and the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) for an overview of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) elders across the United States. From rural, isolated reservations to bustling urban settings, AI/ANs live everywhere. Yet with 567 federally recognized tribes, each with its own unique culture, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. Learn best practices and simple tools to make your job easier in serving AI/ANs in your community.
- Understand the unique status and tribal sovereignty of American Indians and Alaska Natives
- Learn some culturally sensitive strategies to initiate healthy working relationships with tribal communities
- Learn practical ways to reach out to AI/AN elders and make them feel welcome at your AAA