First thing this morning, there's Dr. Ben Carson on the tube defending unleashing government power against women to make sure every woman is forced to carry every pregnancy to term.
The amount of lies told in this world makes you wonder if anything can be true anymore. If we all had the curse the fictional character Pinocchio had, imagine for a moment how long our noses would be.
Just being taught of the Aboriginal Medicine Wheel, I can definitely say that my medicine wheel is not perfect. Being shown a circle cut into four equal elements standing for Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, and Mental.
Joe Flood writes in The New York Times article, "What's Lurking Behind the Suicides," that the issue of youth suicide is related to multi-generational sexual abuse that stems from abuse within Indian boarding schools.
Let me start by saving I am not a physician.
The Yakama Nation takes the welfare of our children seriously and we are committed to making decisions in the best interests of our members.
Obesity has been a problem for me most of my life. Growing up I shopped in the husky section. When I was 13 in 7th grade, I weighed 225 pounds. My football coaches loved it, but it was not easy being the brownest and roundest kid in school.
Access to health care coverage that includes services for mental health and substance use disorders is critical for everyone. This is especially true for the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) community, which face some significant behavioral health challen
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The facts are there. We know them. We live them, every day. We see them in our children’s lives, especially now. According to Aspen Institute, 75 percent of all Native youth deaths between 12 and 20 are directly attributable to violence.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this was written to honor my mother and every life touched by this devastating disease.
Diabetes is a terrible disease, and one that has afflicted American Indian and Alaska Native communities since the disruption of their traditional cultures centuries ago.
As someone who has had the unique experience of witnessing America’s drug war from both the front lines and the prison camps, and as someone who is an Ivy League graduate who has spent the last decade advocating for the legalization of marijuana, I found a recent column printed by the Indian Coun