All forty-three federally recognized tribes in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are members, or Delegates, of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Tribal profiles are provided below for each of our member tribes.
There are 9 NPAIHB Member Tribes in the state of Oregon. To learn more about the individual Tribes, click on the links
There are 29 NPAIHB Member Tribes in the state of Washington. To learn more about the individual Tribes, click on the links
In 1972, several Northwest tribal members recognized the need to exercise control over the design and development of health care delivery systems in their local communities. Today, every federally recognized tribe in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho serves as a Delegate to NPAIHB. Many Delegates also serve on their tribe’s council.
Delegates are the cornerstone of NPAIHB, providing direction and guidance on health related legislative activities, program direction and activities, NPAIHB program operations manual changes, and the five year strategic plan.
NPAIHB is proud of the many contributions that our member tribes have made to Indian related health issues in the Northwest and in Indian Country.
Delegates meet quarterly to: