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    Thank you for supporting Powwow for Hope!

    Powwow for Hope recently celebrated 5 years of dancing for Life, Love & Hope. Chi miigwech to all of the people who make this event even more special each year. Together we make a difference!

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    View and download recent American Indian Cancer Foundation quarterly newsletters.
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    Vol (2)-1, Spring 2016
    Vol (2)-2, Summer 2016

    We imagine a world without cancer...

    Sunday June 5, 2016 is National Cancer Survivors Day, a national day of recognition for cancer survivors across the country. Help us honor cancer survivors in Indian Country on this special day. American Indian cancer survivors face unique burdens accessing care, treatment and resources. To honor cancer survivors on National Cancer Survivors Day, the American Indian Cancer Foundation is asking all American Indian and Alaska Native cancer survivors, caregivers and allies to participate in our campaign, #IndigenousCancerSurvivor. How to take part in National Cancer […]

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    MINNEAPOLIS – Music for Life, Love & Hope, a benefit concert hosted for the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) last month in Phoenix Arizona, raised $10,000 for the foundation, Executive Director Kris Rhodes confirmed today. The benefit concert featured performances by indigenous artists Kelly Jackson and Casper + The Mighty 602 Band and a silent auction, all proceeds of which were donated to the American Indian Cancer Foundation. “There is something beautiful about utilizing multiple contemporary indigenous art mediums to […]

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    CRC e-brochure

    MINNEAPOLIS – During colorectal cancer awareness month in March, the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) encourages people to get screened for colorectal cancer and share information about colorectal cancer in their communities. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in American Indians after lung cancer and colorectal cancer is 53% higher in Northern Plains American Indians than in non-Hispanic whites. Only 39 percent of people ages 50-75 in Indian Health Service areas have been screened for colon cancer compared to 59 percent of the […]

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    In order to effectively change norms around harmful use of tobacco and improve health in American Indian communities, efforts need to be broad and comprehensive. A health in all policies approach can achieve impactful positive change to support strong and healthy future generations. For more information on our Tribal Health Equity project or to request copies of this resource, contact Melanie Plucinski at Download Resource (pdf)  

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