The following career-planning and educational resources are gathered to complement the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness exhibition, which explores diverse Native Peoples’ concepts of health and illness, past and present.
Careers in Medicine and Sciences presents selected websites to help Native students consider, pursue, and become health science professionals, and jump-start their career exploration and planning. These websites highlight several financial aid sources, as well as enrichment and research opportunities specifically for Native students at both high school and higher education levels. Several online resources about general cultural competency are also provided for post-graduates and health professionals who are preparing for or interested in working with Native or multicultural communities.
Lesson Plans and Additional Resources offers examples of K-12 lesson plans that incorporate primary sources and/or first-hand Native experiences and perspectives in the classroom. There are several lesson plans, selected searchable lesson plan databases, as well as primary-source and multimedia resources.
Online Activities features a selected group of timeline entries that highlight various accomplishments, words, and movements led by Native Americans, Alaska Natives, or Native Hawaiians.
Suggested Readings lists several fiction and non-fiction titles, and web resources for young readers, complied by Shirley Zhao, 2011 American Research Libraries Career Enhancement Program Fellow. Also, Michelle H. Raheja, Ph.D. at the University of California at Riverside and Kevin Konrad, an Exhibition Researcher, have selected several Native authors and scholars who have written about the concepts of health and illness that are featured in the General and Research bibliographies.
Health Headlines and Information provides selected RSS feeds and online health information resources specifically for and about Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The National Library of Medicine selected these news stories to appear within the Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition. All are used with the publisher's permission.