American Indian Health & Services (AIH&S) of Santa Barbara, California, will develop and implement activities designed to strengthen physical and mental health, wellbeing, tribal identify, and connection to culture in accordance with the strategies outlined in this proposal which have been selected from the logic model developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in consultation with tribal health leaders. Our project objective is to engage the local urban American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) community to develop and implement tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce factors for chronic disease among AIAN with the goal to reduce morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes. This project seeks to implement tribal practices and cultural traditions which will build resiliency and connections to community and culture to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and wellbeing. The proposed approach will include implementation of strategies to increase tribal wellness practices which were identified by tribal leaders convened by CDC in 2016 which will result in strengthened cultural identity and improved health of urban AIANs residing within oAIAN have higher rates of chronic disease than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States. The purpose of the proposed project is to demonstrate that the implementation of a coordinated, holistic, and community driven strategic framework of tribal practices and cultural traditions will improve physical and mental health. Strategies include cultural and traditional practices that support wellbeing and resilience. ur service area (the service population).