Protecting Indigenous Children’s Health

Many indigenous children face overwhelming health and development risks every day from chemicals in their environment. These children deserve special attention as they cope with substandard housing, inadequate health care, unregulated dumps, hazardous waste sites and contaminated food supplies.

Resources:

Honor the Child, Honor the Earth (tips for parents) (pdf)

How Mother Bear Taught the Children About Lead

American Indian Environmental Health – National Library of Medicine

Indian Health Service Institutional Environmental Health Program

The Eagle’s Nest – Diabetes Public Health Resource

Tribal Connections Environmental Health Information Resources

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