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Sundance: Pine Ridge Film Wins Praise
New AFN Chief Meets With Prime Minister
PBPN Mourns Passing of Gary Mitchell
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New Executive Director Moves Back Home
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State of Indian Nations Addressed Issues
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Effects of Gold, Greed and Genocide Era
Empowering Indian Country
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Groundbreaking Conference to Discuss Legalizing Marijuana in Indian Country
The legalization of marijuana is a growing trend in...
Grow Their Own! California Tribe Will Grow Medical Marijuana on Tribal Land
The Pinoleville Pomo Nation in northern California's...
First Nation Girl Who Refused Chemo for Leukemia Laid to Rest; Debate Rages on Care
The death of an 11-year-old First Nation girl of leukemia...
Well For Culture: Wellness as a Political Statement
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it’s self-...
Death by Drink: Indian Country’s Curse
The Center for Disease Control released a study on January...
Immunity Boosters: 6 Natural Ways to Help Prevent the Flu, and the Science Behind Them
The flu season is especially severe headed into 2015, and...
Health & Wellness
Alzheimer’s Affects All: Caregivers Cope With Physical and Emotional Stress
As those with Alzheimer’s move into the more advanced stages of the disease, they typically need 24-hour care, often provided by family or friends...
Coeur d’Alene Tribe Donates to Weekend Nutrition Backpack Program for Youth
School principal Colleen Kelsey thanks Chairman Allan for the donation, saying, “When your tummy is full your brain can work...
A Safe Haven in the Carolinas: Eastern Band of Cherokees Create Memory-Care Unit
For the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians , located in Cherokee, North Carolina, the soon-to-open memory-care unit of the Tsali Care nursing facility will meet a crucial need, provi...
Holistic Healing: Addressing the Need for ‘Culturally Competent’ Dementia Assessment and Care
When health staff use aboriginal language to speak to First Nations persons with dementia, the family caregiver generally notices a difference in the patient’s demeanor...
Winter Workout: Enjoy Traditional Native Snow Sports
Blankets of pristine white powder glittering in the sun are an invitation to play—to walk in snowshoes, sled downhill and toss carved wooden sticks in a friendly game of snow snake...
Outbreak of Hepatitis A on Vancouver Island Hitting Aboriginals Hard
Aboriginal people on the West Coast of Vancouver Island are being hit hard by an outbreak of Hepatitis A, according to Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) chief medical health...
Marijuana Use Among Teens Spikes, Alcohol Use Dips
More teens are using marijuana regularly, according to an annual national survey of drug use of 47,000 high school students in the 8th, 10th and 12th grade, reported the Associated...
Cheyenne River Youth Project Gives Its Children a Better Life
As the autumn sun blazed crimson and gold on the western horizon and shadows lengthened, the orange tractor plied back and forth along rows of pale cornstalks...
Michelle Obama Lead Youth in World Record Number of Jumping Jacks
Since launching her Let's Move! and Let's Move!...
A Deadly Duo: New Research Shows Two of the Leading Killers in America Might be Linked
"We know there’s a link,” says Heather Snyder, senior associate director of Medical and Scientific Relations for the Alzheimer’s Association ...
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