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

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...
Rob Schmidt
At Mile 17 of this year’s Los Angeles Marathon, held March 15, runners saw and heard something a little different: a powwow dancer and a drum group...
Johnny Cakes
Dale Carson
Looking at a blank page made me turn to look out the window for inspiration and what do I see? Not that lovely green, it’s still white out!...
Mary Annette Pember
“What are you hiding?” the elder asked Rose Domnick. It was a simple question in response to Domenic’s request for help overcoming her mysteriously growing, incapacitating fear...
UNC Seal Wikipedia
Alysa Landry
A controversial decision to close an academic center for poverty research in North Carolina has Natives questioning whether the move was politically—or racially—motivated...
Isadore Boni Apache Leap
Isadore Boni
National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is today, Friday, March 20. It’s a day to educate, remember those who passed on, and to know our status...
Terri Moon Cronk
The military reaches out to assist troubled service members, and helping people with mental health issues “is what we’ve got to do for every single person in our own lives,” First ...
Meagen Baldy Salmon Salad
In this installment of Cooking Healthy in Indian Country, Meagen Baldy uses salmon caught and canned right at Hoopa to make a healthy salmon salad...

Calricaraq means (Healthy Living) in Yup’ik and is unlike a