Infusing the healing arts and sciences with cultural wisdom since 1977.
Traditional medicine is the “mother” of all medicine. More than 80% of the world’s population uses a form of traditional medicine to treat primary health. The intimate connection between life on earth and the living universe has formed the foundation for virtually all systems of healing for millennia.
We conduct research and provide clinical education, training and consultation that indigenous systems of healing with complementary and integrative medicine and public health care.
Traditional medicine is the “mother” of all medicine. More than 80% of the world’s population uses a form of traditional medicine to treat primary health. Traditional medicine consists of various systems of medicine based on cultural traditions of healing, which have been passed from generation to generation. Traditional medicine includes the use of plants and animals, as well as the innate capacity to regulate our nervous system processes ourselves. The intimate connection between life on earth and the living universe has formed the foundation for virtually all systems of healing for millennia.
Indigenous peoples, First Nations and tribal health centers & governments, state and local agencies, non-profits, international NGO’s and university students, faculty and academic institutions. We serve all people based on their chosen identity.
Indigenous refers to peoples living in or around their historical land and who actively practice the traditions of their relatives and ancestors.
We are funded by grant money, research funding, donations, and our consultation & evaluation services. Money earned through services are reinvested directly back into the organization.
There are many ways to become involved with CTM. Please visit the Participate page to see a list of current opportunities for involvement.
Visit our Participate page to donate to our pro bono Nutrients for Natives Program that provides health care for Native peoples with diabetes and traumatic stress.
CTM staff offers webinars and presentations at national & international workshops. Please visit the education page to see a list of current training opportunities. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
No, CTM works with non-indigenous organizations and communities and is available to collaborate with any group wanting to address similar issues and solutions.
We have a team of expert researchers, analysts, facilitators and trainers to respond to requests from tribal governments.contact us