Native Health Matters Foundation, a 501(c) 3, is focused on facilitating community-based programs. Past and present program initiatives in the Arts, sustainable health & wellness, Agricultural education and financial sovereignty in Native American communities are increasingly well received.
We work primarily in rural Adair County, Oklahoma with the communnity and schools. Often our research and development involves Public-Private partnerships (PPP or 3P) with farmers and businesses with similar goals. We interact frequently with State, Federal, and Tribal Governments and engaged University research programs for the study and production of emerging Crops and Medicinal Plants, From genetics to processing, we also offer remediation consultations.
Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety
Educational training in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Indian Country with online options available.
Native Health Matters Foundation
master educators develop fine art curriculum
visual art and general music programs are designed for the students to develop their talents and create a love for music and art. Students will be able to express themselves in a medium not like anything they do in class. The arts feed on each other and develop self esteem and confidence. These programs are also known for the development of social interaction, with small and large motor skills. There is an idealistic and meticulously researched premise that students will flourish when creativity drives learning. Music and art are important in the growth of our children and should be kept in the core curriculum of their studies.
Music in Dahlonegah and Greasy Public Schools
Developed curriculum for music Pre-K through 8th grade in dependent schools in rural Adair County Oklahoma. Students will be able to express themselves in a medium not like anything they do in any other class.
NHMF works to help kids in schools who do not offer music in their existing classes. Veterans’ Day Programs, Christmas Concerts, Spring Talent Shows, small ensembles going into the community to perform and graduation programs are among offerings in this program.
Art in Dahlonegah and Greasy Public Schools
Curriculum for art Pre-K through 8th grade in dependent schools in rural Adair County Oklahoma. Students will be able to describe and apply knowledge of the principles of design: rhythm, contrast, movement and repetition in personal artwork, and the artworks of others.
NHMF works to help kids in schools who do not have an opportunity for art in existing classes.
Veterans’ Day Programs, Christmas Programs, Spring Talent Shows, displaying artwork for the community as well as art competitions in local Native American Museums.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Adair County Schools
Clothing & Shoe Drive Fundraiser
The recycle program works with schools and their campus communities to create recycling and diverting goals, and to provide strategic targeting throughout their network area. By adding clothing and textile recycling receptacles in public areas, periodic seasonal clothing fund drives will provide an additional revenue source to support and assist the local, tribal, and state-wide recycling education efforts.
The goal of this program is to disseminate information through participatory discussions. Our focus on potential opportunities and challenges related to food and hemp production will benefit farmers and Indigenous communities by bringing food safety, agriculture education, commercial agricultural standards, technology and commerce to Indian county
1. University Research
2. Commercial Industrial Hemp
3. Non-GMO Vegetable Farm
4. Cultural Heirlooms
We offer consultancy services to tribes, farmers and production groups who seek expertise in technical & environmental matters. We are also able to offer support through partnership agreements with professional disciplines in:
Our university research partnerships in emerging crops, and partnerships with European Hemp breeders from France and Italy provide us with a broad knowledge base in agronomy, irrigation, and farm equipment.
A commitment to collaborate with our Agricultural partners to provide Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers with Solicitation for Applications to Assist Persistent Poverty Farmers, Ranchers, Agriculture Producers and Communities through Agricultural Resources.