Reclaiming Indigenous Health in the US: Moving beyond the Social Determinants of Health

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2022

This article explores Indigenous nations pursuing a policy role in health and seeking to improve the health and wellness of their nations' citizens. The author argues definitions of Indigenous health and well-being should be community-driven and Indigenous-nation based. Policies and practices for Indigenous nations and Indigenous communities should reflect and arise from sovereignty and a comprehensive understanding of the nations and communities' conceptions of health and its determinants beyond the Social Determinants of Health.

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