Kalispel Tribe of Indians



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The Tribal Health Survey was designed to enable the Tribe to better understand the overall health of the Kalispel tribal community and how it may have been affected by releases from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The goal was to create a baseline of disease prevalence among Kalispel Tribal members.

The Kalispel Tribe has no disease registry or other means of knowing the possible impacts to the health of the tribe from exposures to environmental contaminants. Knowledge of patterns of dis- eases will allow the tribe to create an Environmental Health Program that will be better able to service the health needs of the tribal community.

This research was completed money allocated during Round 5 of the Citizens’ Monitoring and Technical Assessment Fund (MTA Fund). Clark University was named conservator of these works.

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Kalispel Tribe of Indians




nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons testing, environment, non-governmental organizations, United States Department of Energy, tribal governments, environmental cleanup, radioactive fallout, radioactive waste


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Airway Heights, WA

Kalispel Tribal Health Survey - 2005



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