Health inequity refers to avoidable differences in treatment and experience with health care based on factors such as race and ethnicity. Learn about the inequities and disparities faced by the Native community in the U.S. and the steps we can make to create a more equitable world.
Learn about the health disparities the Native community faces
Questions and answers about health disparities
Learn about the history of health disparities and how they continue to impact different communities - including Native people - today.
The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Native communities
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the lives of millions of people since 2020. Learn about how the pandemic has disproportionately affected the Native community in the U.S.
How COVID-19 worsened existing inequities
For centuries, Indigenous communities in the U.S. have faced disparities in public health, education, infrastructure and other areas as a result of colonization and widespread racism. The pandemic only deepened these inequities.