Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center Records
Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center Records, 1985-2011
31 boxes (15 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS526
Women's health advocacy organization. The Records focus on NAWHERC's administration, funding, programs, studies, and work in coalition with other women's health, indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, and women of color organizations. Major topics found throughout these papers include Native American health and cultural survival, rights of indigenous peoples, alcoholism and other drug dependency problems, abortion and reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, diabetes, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, environmental toxins, sexually-transmitted diseases, and sexual and domestic violence. The Programs files document important conferences and gatherings sponsored and co-sponsored by NAWHERC, such as the HIV/AIDS Gatherings for Spiritual Leaders and Traditional Healers and the Native Women's Reproductive Rights Coalition which developed the Native Women's Reproductive Rights Agenda, and the Native Women's Leadership Training Program. Types of materials include correspondence, financial records, legal documents, news clippings, photographs, press releases, publications, studies and reports, and subject files.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
Open with caveat: collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be somewhat difficult to use. Access to audiovisual materials may first require production of research copies. Files on interns and staff which contain recommendations and evaluations are closed to research until January 1, 2037.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to NAWHERC's unpublished works. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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