Research Office

RESEARCH OFFICE

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Mission

The current mission of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Research Office is to enhance the tribal research infrastructure by continuing to build the research review capacity, education through community engagement, and exercising tribal sovereignty through research data management. The main objective of the Tribal Research Office is to improve the overall status of all Tribal members through relevant, tailored, and culturally sensitive research as outlined in in the SWO Code Chapter 77 – “SWO Research Code.”

CRCAIH Collaboration

The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate has partnered with the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH) with the goal of establishing the SWO Research Office, CRCAIH provides the capacity building assistance with data management, research methodology, research regulations, ethics and community involvement. This project is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities under Award Number U54MD008164.

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