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A fraud perpetrated by the sugar industry on the medical...
‘50 Faces of Indian Country 2016’ Magazine
Indian Country Today Media Network is proud to announce its...
Weaver, president and CEO of the Native American insurance management firm RWI Benefits, LLC, works to improve the health and wellness of native people through affordable health care.
Robert Weaver has seen the difference access to healthcare...
This week the Museum of Indian Art and Culture (MIAC) in...
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The fourth annual Nike N7 Sport Summit took off with a bang...
U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced on Tuesday that their bipartisan bill to improve the lives of Native youth by creating a commission on Native Children unanimously passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, bringin
U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lisa Murkowski (R-...
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Health & Wellness

Dominique Godrèche
3/1/16
Donna LaChapelle, elder in residence for the Nokomis Endaad program at the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, (MIWRC), found the answers to her prayers during a casual event...
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ICTMN Staff
2/29/16
March 20, 2016 marks the 10th Annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day...
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Dale Carson
2/25/16
If variety is the spice of life, what is the variety of spice? Spices have always been used to flavor food and drinks, even before recorded history...
Native Strong’s grants to tribes and Native-led nonprofit organizations support community-based programs that focus on children’s nutrition education, access to healthy foods, increased physical activity and culturally-based youth/community leadership.
ICTMN Staff
2/24/16
Four worthy projects received $60,000 each from the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F)’s national program Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures to improve the health and well...
Tanya H. Lee
2/24/16
Native Americans do not use or abuse alcohol more than whites do. In fact, exactly the opposite is true...
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Angel Heart/SSPRIT
2/22/16
Norman “Wounded Knee” DeOcampo (Miwok), a long-time resident of Vallejo, California is taking part in the Longest Walk 5, which began February 13, 2016 at La Jolla Shores in San Di...
ICWA Clients Attorneys
Suzette Brewer
2/22/16
Citing a “fundamental lack of competence,” a federal judge on Friday, February 19 denied South Dakota’s motion to reconsider an earlier decision, which found the state violated the...
ICTMN Staff
2/21/16
In the Now We’ve Heard Everything department, the news out of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge this past week stunk—literally...
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ICTMN Staff
2/19/16
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in northern Minnesota recently took the bold step of making its entire campus commercial tobacco-free...
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Tanya H. Lee
2/18/16
Stephanie Conduff’s infant daughter, named for Cherokee leader Wilma Pearl Mankiller , was the inspiration for a business that has brought her family together in a creative effort ...

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