This manual is a guidance tool for American Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and other organizations that want to implement the American Indian Adult Tobacco Survey (AI ATS). The AI ATS manual contains methods and strategies that organizations will need to conduct a scientifically rigorous survey. It also includes step-by- step guidance on how to conduct the AI ATS, technical information, and resources.
Circles of Tobacco Wisdom (CTW) was an elder-led, community-based project that aimed to enhance tobacco control in the American Indian community. Its goal was to provide elders with the knowledge, opportunities, and support to enable them to assume leadership of a tobacco control movement that was grounded in the ceremonial traditions of tobacco use. Journal article, 2012.
This report documents the strategies used by commercial tobacco companies to manipulate and target Navajo and other Indian Nations' sacred use of tobacco in an attempt to increase the industry's bottom line. These corporate campaigns have resulted in increased Native commercial tobacco consumption and addiction.