Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30...
Inuit Greenland Hunger AP
For years the American Heart Association has suggested...
The Navajo Nation is facing a health emergency after a...
Zigmund Hollow Horn National Catholic Reporter
Zigmund Hollow Horn sat inside the deanery of a small...
Candace Ducheneaux National Catholic Reporter
Candace Ducheneaux, a Lakota Indian with gray-streaked hair...
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Health & Wellness

Oil train derailments are becoming more and more common, and now an amendment to the budget bill recommends that federal funds be used to help train first responders on how to hand...
President Shelly Shiprock Youth Center
Navajo Nation
It’s for the kids...
ICWA Stephen Pevar Rochelle Walking Eagle
Suzette Brewer
On Monday, March 30 a federal judge issued a landmark decision affirming that officials in South Dakota violated numerous provisions in the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and deni...
Indigenous leaders in Canada have welcomed yet another report urging the federal government to examine the disproportionate rate of violence against aboriginal women, but the gover...
Kristi Eaton
Hundreds of stories from survivors of rape and abuse will be on display at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday as part of an effort to draw attention to the high statistics of abuse a...
Kevin Washburn BIA
Suzette Brewer
Last month, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced the release of new guidelines in the Federal Register to ensure that state and federal cou...
Chris Tharp Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby appointed an Ada, Oklahoma native as the Executive Officer of Tribal and Commercial Health...
Annie Dodge Wauneka Presidential Medal of Freedom
It’s Women’s History Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka, the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom...
Kristi Eaton
Joe Sayerwinnie can still recall vividly the first time he tried methamphetamine...
CDC Flu Shot iStock
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched a new website focused on promoting the Flu Knowledge Quiz and Vaccine Finder Widget for American Indians and Alas...