Eight tribes from eight states were awarded a total of $150,000 from the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) Innovation Program to address elder abuse in their communities. NIEJI is part of the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The CRH works with tribal communities to help improve the health and well-being of American Indians. The grants are funded by an award from the Administration for Community Living.

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