Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Donovan, D.M. (2018). Healing of the Canoe. Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board Newsletter, January (2018), 1, 15-16.

Thomas, L.R., Austin, L., Donovan, D.M., Sigo, R.L.W, Lawrence, A., Lawrence, N. & Price, L. (2016).  Healing of the Canoe: A collaboration between the Suquamish Tribe, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, and the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center Newsletter, 3(2), 9-11.

Dononvan, D.M., Thomas, L.R., Sigo, R.L.W., Price, L., Lonczak, H., Lawrence, N., Ahvakana, K., Austin, L., Lawrence, A., Price, J., Purser, A., & Bagley, L.  (2015).  Healing of the Canoe: Preliminary results of a culturally tailored intervention to prevent substance abuse and promote tribal identity for Native youth in two Pacific Northwest tribesAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 22(1), 42-76. doi: 10.5820/aian.2201.2015.42

Lonczak, H.S., Thomas, L.R., Donovan, D.M., Austin, L., Sigo, R.L.W., Lawrence, N., and The Suquamish Tribe (2013).  Navigating the tide together: Early collaboration between tribal and academic partners in a CBPR study. Pimatisiwin, 11(3): 395–409.

Thomas, L.R., Donovan, D.M., Sigo, R.W.L., & Price, L. (2011).  Community-based participatory research in Indian Country: Definitions, Theory, Rationale, Examples, and Principles.  In M.C. Sarche, P. Spicer, P. Farrell, & H.E. Fitzgerald (Eds.), American Indian children and mental health: Development, context, prevention, and treatment (pp. 165 – 187). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Thomas, L. R., Donovan, D. M., and Sigo, R. L. W. (2010). Identifying community needs and resources in a Native community: A research partnership in the Pacific Northwest. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 8(2), 362-373.

Thomas, L. R., Donovan, D. M., Sigo, R., Austin, L., & Marlatt, G. A. (2009). The community pulling together: a tribal community-university partnership project to reduce substance abuse and promote good health in a reservation tribal community. Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse, 8(3): 283-300.

Other Articles about Healing of the Canoe

Bruner, M. W, Hillier, S., Baillie, C. P. T., Lavallee, L. F., Bruner, B. G., Hare, K., Lovelace, R., & Levesque, L. (2015). Positive Youth Development in Aboriginal Physical Activity and Sport: A Systematic Review. Adolescent Research Review, 1-13.

Funds, Y. (Dec 10, 2015).  Drug use down, hope up: A canoe journey inspires Native youthYes! Magazine.

Walker, R. (April 1, 2011). Cultural identity and navigating life’s stormy waters, North Kitsap Herald.

Lane, D. C., & Simmons, J. (2011). American Indian youth substance abuse: Community-driven interventions. Mt. Sinai Journal of Medicine, 78(3), 362-372.

Clarren R. Paddling toward shore: Northwestern tribe takes a new/old approach to stemming the Native health care crisis. High Country News. 2009 May 18, 2009

Healing of the Canoe was recommended by representatives from federal health agencies as as one of 12 case examples of the effective use of community engagement that were published in peer-reviewed journals from 1997 to 2010, as presented in the second edition of Principles of Community Engagement, edited by the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Consortium Community Engagement Key Function Committee Task Force on the Principles of Community Engagement.