Press Room

This is a selection of relevant articles and information on Native American health care, HIV/AIDS and other additional resources.



A good Samaritan assaulted after breaking up a fight in Tenderloin fueled by anti-gay slurs
An article in the SF Examiner about gay violence in the Tenderloin.

SF Examiner
June 18th, 2012

Campaign hopes to keep people talking about AIDS
An article in the Bay Area Reporter about the 30 AIDS Campaign and press release.

The Bay Area Reporter
June 2nd, 2011

The Native American AIDS Project on World AIDS Day
Native American AIDS Project (NAAP) is one of the country's leading organizations focused on comprehensive, full-service HIV/AIDS programs for Native Americans. Native American AIDS Project is committed to providing a wide range of culturally competent services for all Native American people affected by HIV/AIDS and health disparities -- including co-factors such as homelessness, substance abuse, poverty and disconnection from Native American culture.

December 1st, 2010

High Rates of Reproductive Health Risks and Sexual Violence Are Seen Among Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Women
The report includes findings from their recent analysis of reproductive health and sexual violence data among American Indian and Alaska Native women in urban areas in the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth. Attached is an article by the Associated Press from last week that reached nationwide audiences.

The Urban Indian Health Institute
May 5th, 2010

Lessons from Long-Term Male Couples in Non-Monogamous Relationships: Statistical Overview
This is a long-term (8+ years) study looking at 86 non-monogamous gay male couples and how they navigate their non-monogamy. This is the first study of it's kind and provides insight into non-monogamous relationships and the various ways that they can and do work. There is a statistical overview of the study and a link to download the full study on the above title.

The Couple Study

In healthcare debate, American Indians raise their voice
A BBC article written on Health Disparities and the lack of health care funding for Native Communities.

BBC News
Friday 11th December, 2009

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts Democracy Now!
The War and Peace Report
Feb, 2010
Research Shows Neighborhoods Where AIDS Treatments Lag The New York Times
Nov, 2009
USCA in San Francisco Poz TV
Oct, 2009
Trahant: Spotlight on the Native American Provisions Indian Country Today
Sep, 2009
Rethinking HIV Prevention Color Lines
The National Newsmagazine on Race and Politic
Aug, 2009
Reb Ribbon Warriors Native Out
Jan, 2009
Tiger Medicine, A Native American Woman's Story The Body
The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Aug, 2008
Native Soul Poz Magazine
March, 2008
Columbus Statue Toppled in Venezuela on Day of Indigenous Resistance
Oct, 2004
Wasting Away, The Squandering of D.C.'s AIDS Dollars The Washington Post