Resource – Great Lakes Native American Research Center for Health (GLNARCH)

The GLNARCH is located in the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) central office on the Lac du Flambeau reservation in north-central WI. GLNARCH serves the tri-state Bemidji Area of Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), and Wisconsin (WI) and partners with the associated 34 Tribes, four urban Indian areas, and three Bemidji Indian Health Service Units as well as longstanding regional academic partners.

The GLNARCH partners with many organizations and is currently working with The Student Enhancement and Capacity Components to provide robust opportunities, exposure, professional, networking, and research resources to address AI/AN disparities among these elements.

To contact the GLNARCH visit their website at

The GLNARCH currently is featuring an article titled “A Fish Consumption Advisory to Promote Anishinabe Environmental Health Literacy”. This article discusses their recent study, if successful the culturally-tailored fish consumption advisory will allow users to maximize the nutritional benefits of their diets and minimize health risks from environmental contaminants.