Community Events and Resources

These events and resources are listed as a community service, but are not endorsed by NATIVE HEALTH.

January 10 - Phoenix Children's Hospital Children's Obesity Community Resource Group Meeting. 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park.  For information contact Emily at (602) 933-3391 or email:

January 11 - 2017 Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day.  For more information visit:

January 19 -  10th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture. Bears Ears National Monument: A Breakthrough for Tribal-Federal Collaborative Management on the Federal Public Lands by Professor Charles F. Wilkinson, Moses Lasky Professor of Law, University of Colorado School of Law. Lecture is free and open to the public. Public reception to follow. 4:30 p.m. Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Beus Center for Law and Society, WP Carey Armstrong Great Hall, 111 E. Taylor, Phoenix. For information or to RSVP:

January 19 - Project Connect, West Phoenix. For information:

January 19-21 - AT Still University's National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Dental Admission Workshop.  The workshop is intended for Federally and State recognized Tribal members who meet one of the following criteria: 1. current high school seniors interested in dentistry; 2. college students taking dental school pre-requisite courses; and 3. college students with a bachelor's degree who plan on applying to dental school. For information contact Cristin or Vikki at (480) 219-6108 or email:

January 25 - Arizona Rural and Public Health Policy Forum. Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix. 8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Designed to address current rural and public health policy issues and their impact on Arizona's rural and tribal communities, provide information on organizations' legislative priorities for the upcoming session, and facilitate networking opportunities. For policy makers, health care providers, community leaders, public health practitioners, legislators and others that live and/or work in rural/tribal communities. For information:

January 25 - RECHARGE Conference for Native American students in grades 7-12.  For students to take charge of their education and invest in their future and community.  The event includes engaging activities and inspiring presentations, including topics on culture and identity, college readiness, financial aid and scholarships, college majors, and specialized ASU campus resources.  ASU West Campus. Click here for registration information. For questions contact Jaime at (480) 965-2601 or email:

January 29-February 12 - American Indian Exposition. Quality Flamingo Ballroom, 1300 N. Stone, Tucson.  For information call (520) 248-5849 or visit:

February 2-3 - Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference. Sovereignty and E-Commerce: Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country. For information visit:

February 4 - Children's Safety Symposium presented by Association of Supportive Child Care and the Arizona Child Care Association.  Fee.  For information or to register visit:

February 5-8 - 30th Rural Health Care Leadership Conference. Arizona Grand Resort. For more information visit:

February 9-10 - Maricopa County Standdown for Veterans.  For more information visit:

February 11 - 2017 Youth Leadership Day at Phoenix College. Phoenix Indian Center.  For information contact Deidra at (602) 264-6768 x 2402 or email:

February 12-17 - American Indian Institute's 19th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference. Phoenix. For information visit:

March 9-10 - Who Belongs? From Tribal Kinship to Native Nation Citizenship to Disenrollment. Ares Auditorium, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy, Tucson. 

April 13 - 2nd Annual Arizona Cord Blood Conference: Blazing Frontiers.  Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For information visit:

April 18 - 16th Annual Native Women's and Men's Wellness Conference. San Diego Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa.  For information contact Steve at (405) 831-3858 or email:

April 19-20 - Arizona Coalition for Military Families. 8th Annual Statewide Symposium. Scholarships available. 

April 26-27 - NB3 Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference. Santa Fe, NM.  Notah Begay III Foundation. For information visit:

May 5 - Governor Ducey's Youth Commission Youth Leadership Day.  Grand Canyon University. Free for high school students. Lunch provided.

July 18-21 - 18th Annual Summer Institute. ASU's Center for Applied  Behavioral Health Policy.  Hilton Sedona.  For information visit: