Advancing Cultural Competence

Urban Indian Issues in New York City and Buffalo

Originally presented on May 28, 2015

Shaylynn Raphaelito

Health Department Director, American Indian Community House

Michael Martin
Executive Director, Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc.

Participants will learn about the history of Indian Health Services and socio-cultural norms of some American Indian communities within New York State. Specific service provision barriers encountered within Indian Health Services will be presented along with strategies to identify and collaborate with community partners.

Learning Outcome
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to enhance their knowledge and competence on the challenges and issues in Urban Indian health care.

Learning Objectives
After watching this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Indian Health Service system and its challenges in urban settings
  • Recognize Urban Indian issues in health care
  • Identify community partners and resources to help connect your own clinical work with broader social justice advocacy.
  • Identify the origins of some of the socio-cultural norms in Haudenosaunee and other American Indian communities in New York State.

CE Credits for this activity expired on July 31, 2021. We encourage you to take the evaluation as it helps us plan future activities. Thank you!