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Institute for Indigenous Knowledge & Development

MSC07 4255
1001 Medical Arts Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Physical Location:
Integrity Building
2nd Floor

Phone: (505) 925-7471
Fax: (505) 272-6019

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Welcome to CNAH-IIKD

Welcome to CNAH-IIKD

We are collaborative center at the UNM Health Sciences Center focused on Native American student and workforce development, community capacity building, and research.

Student Development

Student Development

CNAH-IIKD supports Native students currently enrolled in health-related degree programs at the UNM HSC by providing individual support, mentorship, and related services.

Community Capacity Building

Community Capacity Building

Through our Institute for Indigenous Knowledge & Development, we assist Tribes, Pueblos, Nations and American Indian serving organizations in building their capacity for community health assessment.

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

We provide technical assistance through contracts and academic service to tribal programs, academic institutions and departments, non-profit and community organizations, and students on Indigenous health topics using a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach.

Center for Native American Health - Institute for Indigenous Knowledge & Development

Turtle LogoThe Institute for Indigenous Knowledge and Development (CNAH-IIKD) at the UNM HSC Center for Native American Health specializes in student and workforce development, community engagement, community-based participatory research (CBPR), community health assessment capacity building, program planning, and project management.

We partner with students, staff, faculty, community groups, organizations, and government agencies to develop sustainable solutions and creative pathways for improving the health and well-being of Indigenous people. CNAH-IIKD's approach focuses on community strengths such as local and unique knowledge, core cultural value systems, and health beliefs.

Recent News

CABQ Cultural Humility Training
December 10, 2015
IIKD in partnership with the City of Albuquerque will provide training entitled Cultural Humility: A Best Practice for Serving American Indians in New Mexico Read More...

2015 CHA Workshop
October 23, 2015
IIKD sponsored the 2015 Community Health Assessment Workshop (CHAW) highlighting Indigenous CHA and Data Sovereignty. Read More...