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$10M grant awarded to develop, expand Indigenous food sovereignty initiatives

A five-year, $10 million grant was recently awarded to OSU’s Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy (CIHRP) to expand and grow health and nutrition initiatives in native communities across the country.
A young girl picks squash at the Osage Nation's Harvest Land Farm in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.
OSU psychology professor studying perception of Native communities

Fri, Oct 21, 2022

When studying health trends in a community, it’s easy to focus on the bad things and areas that need improvement. While fixing those problem areas does work, Dr. Ashley Cole, is hoping to change how we look at health inequities.

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OSU-CHS awarded $3.5M grant for Native American student recruitment, training

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

A $3.5 million grant recently awarded to OSU Center for Health Sciences will fund new programs and bolster existing ones aimed at recruiting and preparing Native American undergraduate students to enter medical school.

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Graphic novel and curriculum address Oklahoma’s past

Mon, Aug 15, 2022

“Chilocco Indian School: A Generational Story,” a graphic novel written by Julie Pearson-Little Thunder with art and graphic direction from Johnnie Diacon and Jerry Bennett, is now available for free download. The novel was produced by the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program in collaboration with the Chilocco National Alumni Association.

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OSU students honored in 2022 Udall Scholarship competition

Fri, May 13, 2022

Two OSU students were recognized May 13 for their leadership with scholarships by the Udall Foundation, an executive branch agency — founded by Congress in 1992 — which awards college sophomores and juniors for leadership in public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

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OSU Library project unveiled at White House Tribal Nations Summit

Mon, Nov 15, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Library is partnering with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior to create the “Tribal Treaties Database.” The project was publicly announced on Nov. 15 at the White House Tribal Nations Summit.

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$5.5M in grants awarded to OSU-CHS Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

The Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy (CIHRP) at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences was recently awarded two grants totaling about $5.5 million to study and improve indigenous food systems and health outcomes.

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Innovative after-school program captures Native American students’ interest in STEM

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Hallmarks of the future such as virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D printing are set to help connect Native American students with their cultural past through an innovative $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

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