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A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian...
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I’ve grown up a little since leaning on the handlebars of...
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On the back deck of the Yurok Tribe’s Weitchpec Office,...
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It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had already reached 100...
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Health & Wellness

Swinomish Dental Aide Daniel Kennedy
Suzette Brewer
1/7/16
To address the significant disparity in oral health services for Native people, on Monday, January 4, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Washington State became the first tri...
Earth Guardians is dedicated to growing a resilient movement with youth at the forefront by empowering them as leaders and amplifying their impact.
ICTMN Staff
1/6/16
Honor the Earth has released $90,000 in new grants to Indigenous organizations in North America and the Pacific...
iStock Dates Cream Cheese Walnuts
Dale Carson
1/4/16
A new year means a fresh start, if we make it so. The weather the past few months has been so weird...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/15
The Yurok Tribe has passed a tribal ordinance banning genetically engineered organisms such as GMO corn or altered salmon from its territory...
Manitoba Elders, Turtle Lodge
12/25/15
Ogichi Tibakonigaywin, Kihche’othasowewin, Tako Wakan: The Great Binding Law Written at Turtle Lodge By Oshoshko Bineshiikwe – Blue Thunderbird Woman, Osawa Aki Ikwe (Florence Payn...
iStock Breakfast Burrito
Dale Carson
12/23/15
“The most important meal of the day,” “you can’t run on empty,” and similar phrases describe how we feel about breakfast...
Indigenous Terra Madre Harvest Dances
Rucha Chitnis
12/21/15
At an ancient sacred grove in Mawphlang, orchids bloomed on towering evergreen trees. Our guide picked a fallen rudraksha seed that is used as a prayer bead and medicine...
SMSC Chairman Charlie Vig (left) talks with Janie Hipp (Chickasaw), director of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at The University of Arkansas (Courtesy EchoHawk Consulting)
Kristin Butler
12/17/15
Culture is prevention. Cultural reclamation is itself a healthy eating intervention...
Suzette Brewer
12/17/15
National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli announced a new initiative in collaboration with Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Wednesd...
State of Obesity 2015
Tanya H. Lee
12/15/15
The Trust for America’s Health has issued its 2015 report on obesity in the U.S., and there’s no good news for the American Indian/Alaska Native community...

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