On January 10, 2019, the GPTCHB sent a letter to the Great Plains Area IHS Acting Director, Jim Driving Hawk, to notify IHS of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s and Oglala Sioux Tribe’s intent to contract their portions of shares of the Rapid City Service Unit on behalf of their Tribes and to remind IHS … Read More about GPTCHB CEO Memo re 1.10.2019 Letter to IHS
The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board appreciates the thoughtful deliberations of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council on January 24, 2019 and its commitment to further conversations regarding the combined efforts of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to improve healthcare delivery for the Native American community … Read More about GPTCHB Statement Regarding Meeting on January 24, 2019
We believe the plan by the Indian Health Service to demolish and build new on the current site is ill-informed primarily because the site review process conducted by the IHS did not take into consideration the donation and development of the Shepherd’s Hill site. The IHS plan calls for the destruction or relocation of 26 … Read More about What can you do to help preserve Sioux San?
Dear Friends and Colleagues, I attached the press release announcing IHS’s declination of our request to build at Shepard Hills, IHS’s map; (this is their document of the buildings they propose to tear down including 15 historic buildings). They plan to board up the main building after the new clinic is built which will be … Read More about Action to Preserve the Sioux San Campus & Expand our Services
(Rapid City, SD) – The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) received a two-year Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs grant through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living. The Great Plains Tribal Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Program targets individuals residing within the tribal communities of South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska … Read More about GPTCHB Receives Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Grant
(RAPID CITY, SD) – The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) is hosting a 5k run/walk in conjunction with a food drive for Feeding South Dakota on August 31, 2016. The family friendly event will start at 6:00 a.m. at Rapid City Memorial Park Bandshell, N. 5th St. and all proceeds will benefit the … Read More about GPTCHB Announces Empowering Health 5k Run/Walk and Food Drive
Undergrad application deadline is April 15 RAPID CITY, S.D. – What are YOU doing this summer? That’s the big question being posed to undergraduate students by Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board’s (GPTCHB) Northern Plains Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH), which is gearing up to offer summer research scholarships to Native students across … Read More about Tribal Health Board Program Offers Summer Research Scholarship
February 4, 2014 – RAPID CITY, S.D. – Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) has a brand-new logo. Following a month-long logo redesign contest, Whitney Rencountre II’s submission was selected to represent GPTCHB. The selection relied predominantly on input from tribal communities served by the health board. Secondary judging criteria developed by the health … Read More about Tribal health board unveils new logo after 20 years