Health

May 05, 2012
By:
Chelsea Vowel

If you've heard the term 60s scoop and thought it had something to do with ice-cream in ye olden days, I'm here to enlighten you.

May 01, 2012
By:
Walter Lamar

The Director of the Indian Health Service, Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, recently participated in the White House Forum on Bullying Prevention.

April 27, 2012
By:
Adella Begaye

Some hardships in life can be met through strong will and hard work. As a Navajo, I think of the many thousands of families on our reservation in New Mexico and Arizona who’ve long lived without access to electricity service or running water, and still do.

April 16, 2012
By:
Robert Barton

America's population is aging quickly. In 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 13 percent of Americans were 65 or older. By 2030, estimates are that demographic will exceed 20%.

April 04, 2012
By:
Oliver J. Semans

As a Lakota, I was taught to respect life and death. Living on the reservation, death is all too common. From young to old, we have all felt the pain of losing loved ones before their time.

March 29, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

State-recognized tribes are Native American Indian Tribes and Heritage Groups that are recognized by individual states for their various internal government purposes.

March 24, 2012
By:
Tony Ricci

Throughout human history countless eminent figures have had legacies that were to be redeemed long after their era on Earth. For some however, they have had the fate to live and witness their story better told.

March 16, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

From the earliest documented times in American history, there were reports of deafness among indigenous people.

March 05, 2012
By:
Chelsea Vowel

OxyContin is a powerful and potentially addictive painkiller. As has been noted in a number of other news reports, abuse of this drug is a Canada-wide problem.

February 25, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

Since we’re in an era in which fact, truth and accuracy are of little importance, let me use conjecture to tell about something that happened at a recent reading by the author of a new book that relates personal stories of suffering in Indian boarding schools and other vehicles of “genocide.” The

February 23, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

A few weeks ago, Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunded Planned Parenthood.

February 18, 2012
By:
Steven Juneau

On Valentine's Day, our thoughts turned to those we love and care for: friends, wives, children and elders. When the people we love go through hard times, we feel their pain and try to make things better.

February 07, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

“We ain’t even two months into the election year, and the thing is already going to the dogs.”

February 06, 2012
By:
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre

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