Turtle Island residents woke up this week to news that our...
In the northwestern region of Alaska, substance use...
In a press release on Thursday, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds, R...
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We already know that eating more fruits and vegetables is...
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Diabetes mellitus is a terrible disease that can cause...
The Northern Ontario First Nation of Attawapiskat declared...
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Health & Wellness

Mark Trahant
12/4/15
Republicans who serve in the House or the Senate should be asked a simple question: How would you fund the Indian health system?...
Mark Trahant
12/3/15
The U.S. Senate is debating a measure this week that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)...
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Alysa Landry
12/3/15
Communities across the Midwest and Canada are growing a variety of squash that yields fruits topping 30 pounds...
Mary Annette Pember
11/30/15
My Sister Friend’s House —Mita Maske Ti Ki, in the Lakota language—has sheltered Native and non-Native victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking since 2000...
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Neyal J. Ammary-Risch
11/30/15
Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease According to the Indian Health Service, almost 16 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives have diabetes...
Konnie LeMay
11/25/15
Echoes of the innocents massacred 151 years ago reverberate near Sand Creek and along the tortured route where parts of their mutilated bodies were paraded back into what is now De...
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Dale Carson
11/25/15
First, a word or two of caution, whenever there are a series of celebrations on the horizon, we tend to get anxious, well some of us do...
Sherry Pocknett Clams Thanksgiving
Christina Rose
11/24/15
Paula Peters, Wampanoag tribal member, finds American Thanksgiving is inadequate because there is only one day to give thanks...
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Lakota People’s Law Project
11/24/15
Following the Lakota People’s Law Project’s comprehensive study demonstrating widespread corruption in South Dakota’s state government, the Department of Justice filed a civil righ...
Wild Rice Pumpkin Parsnip Toss
RoseMary Diaz
11/23/15
Welcome to the third installment of “Turning Over a Few New Leaves,” a four-part series of recipes inspired by traditional, seasonally forageable foods from the four major North Am...

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