Oklahoma tribes, urban Indian center win grant
Eight Oklahoma tribes and an urban Indian center have won a $5.45 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The grant will target cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention, behavioral modification and system delivery policies in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. It's part of the CDC's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health project.

The eight tribes are the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes, the Pawnee Nation, the Seminole Nation, the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes of Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Nation, the Choctaw Nation and the Cherokee Nation.

The tribes will work with the Indian Health Care Resource Center on the grant.

Get the Story:
Health center, tribes receive grant (The Tulsa World 10/31)

Relevant Links:
Indian Health Care Resource Center - http://www.ihcrc.org