Health

October 05, 2015
By:
Joseph Hamilton

I enjoy a piece of warm frybread as much as anyone.

But I know that this supposedly “traditional” food was first made from U.S. Government commodity lard and flour, and that it’s unhealthy.

September 29, 2015
By:
Dennis G. Chappabitty

Tribes are posed with a dilemma - whether the cannabis plant offers Tribes and their members a chance to enter into the Universe of Healing through the Great Spirit’s plants or whether we will keep our “mind set” closed to growing this medicine plant.

September 14, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

Over the past month or so I’ve read some disturbing articles and reports related to Indigenous children. Suzette Brewer’s ICTMN article on the continuing legal assaults being thrown at the Indian Child Welfare Act first raised my curiosity because of the involvement of the Goldwater Institute.

September 06, 2015
By:
Carly McIntosh

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.

August 13, 2015
By:
Carly McIntosh

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.

August 11, 2015
By:
Micah Armstrong

For quite some time I have told people, “They’re called reservations for a reason. If the government had any intention of helping our people and lands, they’d be called preservations.

August 07, 2015
By:
Larry Spotted Crow Mann

It is said that everything in creation has a purpose. The honeybee collects nectar from flowers and assists with the plants propagation while providing us with a healthy snack. An ant helps turn up soil and aids in the important work of decomposition.

June 20, 2015
By:
Dennis Olson

This summer marks Head Start’s 50th anniversary, a historic milestone in our nation’s commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty and opening windows of opportunity to our most vulnerable children.  I am among the 32 million Americans Head Start has served since i

June 10, 2015
By:
Terese Marie Mailhot

 

June 09, 2015
By:
Walter Lamar

 

May 31, 2015
By:
Terese Marie Mailhot

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.

May 02, 2015
By:
Camaray Devalos

It’s strange sometimes, when you start getting into activism; when you start unlearning the lies of a country founded on genocide and thievery.

April 26, 2015
By:
Terese Marie Mailhot

There was another funeral on the rez last week. This time it was my cousin, Sonny Bobb. This is the fifth death this year, and it's only April. I'm tired of death, and there's no respite.

April 19, 2015
By:
John Guenther

My name is John Guenther and I have been employed in many positions involving work with people impacted by marijuana. I have seen firsthand the destruction this drug causes.

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