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'As Natives, it's what we do'

American Indians and Alaska Natives tackle HIV stigma, talk cure

March 23, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Bill Hall, a Tlingit from Southeast Alaska, has a message for other Alaska Natives and American Indians about his work as a member of the Fred Hutch-based defeatHIV community advisory board. “For efforts like ours to succeed,” he said, “it’s going to take every community affected by HIV/AIDS to become involved in the search for a cure.”

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The science of empowerment

Health disparities workshops build bridges to better serve marginalized communities

March 13, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Through an innovative grant-training program, Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center aims to even the playing field for traditional "health have-nots."

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Thompson wins grant for cancer-education program

Team from Thompson Studies and Spirit of EAGLES will expand award-winning ‘Cancer 101’ for Northwest tribal and Hispanic communities

Oct. 25, 2010 | By Galen Motin Goff

Research on the effectiveness of a cancer-education program for Native communities has led to a $170,000 federal stimulus grant to Dr. Beti Thompson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division.

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Register for Spirit of EAGLES conference

Learn about cancer prevention in Native communities at eighth national conference Sept. 11-14, Westin Hotel

Aug. 24, 2010

Learn how American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities are increasing participation in cancer prevention and screening activities through innovative and culturally relevant programs when Spirit of EAGLES presents "Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength Through Tradition and Science" Sept. 11-14, at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle.

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