“B” is for bison or buffalo—the newly designated national...
Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Ann...
The federal Government Accountability Office has rapped the...
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented...
Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians
Construction of the Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians by...
 “Little Cheyenne Girl,” a digital projection by artist J. Nicole Nahmi-A-Piah designed to spotlight Native health, shined in Philadelphia, August 8-14, 2015. The art was illuminated on various cityscapes on a 10-city tour. (Kauffman & Associates, Inc.)
Spokane, Washington, and Washington, D.C.-based American...
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Health & Wellness

Navajo Pumpkin Patch Pickers
Alysa Landry
A 1,200-acre parcel of farmland on the Navajo Nation turns into a miniature, bustling city every fall...
Canada dominated the news this week, with ups and downs ranging from a major election victory that could benefit Indigenous Peoples, to the alleged assault of an Akwesasne man by b...
Cheryl Katz, Yale Environment 360
On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging...
iStock Breast Cancer Pink Balloons
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
According to Cancer Treatment Centers of America , 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime...
Mary Annette Pember
Sunny Red Bear lost it all but is still standing tall...
Plan B Emergency Contraception
Mary Annette Pember
American Indian and Alaska Native women can now access the emergency contraception pill, Plan B under the same circumstances as their non-Native U.S. sisters...
iStock Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Lisa J. Ellwood
With the onset of October each year, the biggest conversations in Indian country generally focus on Columbus Day and Halloween. But breast cancer has gained attention recently...
Cherokee Nation Breast Cancer
A public service announcement from the Cherokee Nation has been released for Breast Cancer Awareness Month...
iStock Pumpkin Soup
Dale Carson
When we grow our own vegetables, we cook and store enough of them to get us well into winter. One year we had a great crop of butternut squash that lasted into late March...
Jason Morgan Edwards
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This disease touches all communities, but Native communities especially...