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Better health through a cultural approach
Messengers for Health is an Indigenous 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located on the Apsáalooke (Crow) Reservation in Montana.
OUR MISSION: To improve the health and well-being of individuals on the Crow Indian Reservation and outlying areas using solutions that are grounded in an Apsáalooke context, utilizing traditional methods of knowledge transmission and harnessing cultural strengths. We honor the guidance, knowledge and expertise of our community members.
We are committed to developing and maintaining collaborations and partnerships with health service organizations and healthcare providers through community outreach.
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Executive Director Appointment
Our Executive Director Alma McCormick
Appointed to Patient Advisory Panel of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Alma is the only Native American on this panel.
Brianna Bull Shows
Brianna received the National Truman Scholarship which is a highly competitive and prestigious national scholarship given to college juniors from each state who have demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to public service.
Brianna has been working with Messengers since 2015.
Executive Director- Alma McCormick
Presenting at MSU/Tribal Partnership Planning Meeting: "Montana State University has launched a planning initiative that will involve Montana tribes in a “true equitable partnership” during every step of research that involves Native entities."