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The federal Food and Drug Administration failed to meet its...
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in LaConnor, Wash.,...
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When funders with open minds meet with “moccasins on the...
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
It was a beautiful May day for a community run and...
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Health & Wellness

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Tanya H. Lee
2/10/16
Conditions that rise to the level of malpractice at Indian Health Services facilities in the Great Plains area are killing people, according to Senate Committee on Indian Affairs C...
KivaSun Bison Jerky
Tanya H. Lee
2/10/16
Just in time for American Heart Month, Native American-owned KivaSun has added antibiotic free, no added hormone bison jerky to its product line...
Since October 30, 2015, KivaSun Foods has distributed 150,000 pounds of bison to Native communities through FDPIR commodity food packages. The company will provide 520,000 pounds of bison to FDPIR by June 30, 2016.
Kristin Butler
2/9/16
Last year, after a persistent battle to gain the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) attention, KivaSun Foods, an all-natural, traditional Native food company founded ...
Fry Bread Done
RoseMary Diaz
2/8/16
Of all the foods most commonly associated with Native American culture, frybread has long been at the center of the table...
Jessica Swarner, Cronkite News
2/4/16
Longtime Sanders, Arizona, resident Wayne Lynch was told in July that the water on his ranch contained dangerously high amounts of uranium, yet he is still using it...
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Sasha LaPointe
2/3/16
When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was more than willing to host a viewing party. I was thrilled at first for the typical reasons...
Cara McKenna
2/2/16
In the wake of a landmark ruling on human rights and indigenous children, advocates are demanding that Canada take immediate action to fix a failing system that is causing tens of ...
Deer Mice Hantavirus
Alysa Landry
2/1/16
A 17-year-old Navajo girl has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome , a serious respiratory disease likely caused by contact with infected rodent droppings...
David P. Ball, The Tyee
1/30/16
Reprinted with permission from The Tyee ...
Saffron Harvesting Iran Wikipedia
Dale Carson
1/30/16
How many times have you taken a bite of something and said, “oh, my god, what is that herb (or spice), this is fantastic!” You may know right off the bat or it may be a subtle thin...

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