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Health & Wellness

Richard D. Ackley Jr.
10/16/14
It is early September as I steady our small canoe ( jiiman ), keeping my left foot in and my right foot out, while my cousin climbs aboard. It is time to harvest the wild rice...
ICTMN Staff
10/15/14
When a water line broke in Oklahoma’s Nowata County, leaving 2,000 residents without potable or running water, the Cherokee Nation came to the rescue...
Konnie LeMay
10/15/14
A misused gift that Native cultures of Turtle Island shared centuries ago with the world may finally be recognized for what tradition has always known it was...
Richard Walker
10/15/14
Richard Walker, Mexican/Yaqui, is a newspaper editor in Kitsap County, Washington, and a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network...
Mary Annette Pember
10/14/14
“All we have for our daughter’s mental health rights is a bag of her ashes,” said Maurie Redfeather-Looking of Sacramento, California...
ICTMN Staff
10/13/14
Canada dispenses with Columbus and dives right into Thanksgiving. Like the U.S. version, it is a celebration of harvest time...
Suzy Chaffee
10/13/14
My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on...
Winona LaDuke
10/9/14
Flaring: The Eye of Sauron “Every single day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away,” Ft...
Dale Carson
10/8/14
Ancient remedies can be used to cure common ailments even today, here are some to keep handy for everything from a cold to irritated skin...
Vincent Schilling
10/7/14
As we survey the vast array of Native innovations that have been introduced to today’s modern world, it comes as no surprise there is enough material for yet a third installation a...

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