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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

Rob Capriccioso
4/24/12
WASHINGTON – Approximately 230 out of the 566 federally recognized tribes would not be covered under tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization, cur...
ICTMN Staff
4/24/12
A new study of more than 200,000 Australians confirms sitting down for lengthy periods of time on a regular basis decreases your lifespan, reported The Atlantic ...
ICTMN Staff
4/24/12
More indigenous health programs have come under the budget axe, and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq has come under fire...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/12
During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week , recognized April 22-28, federal attorneys will join the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, to honor Iva Fuller,...
Lynn Armitage
4/22/12
Lynn Armitage I have a troubled heart. Me and about 5 percent of the population. A mitral valve prolapse, they call it. It’s pretty harmless most of the time...
Dale Carson
4/21/12
Dale Carson Sometimes you eat something and think, “Where have you been all my life?” That is how I feel about Quinoa (Keen-wa)...
ICTMN Staff
4/20/12
A new tool kit created by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is intended to help health care professionals promote better self-diabetes care to their American Indian an...
Kelly Koepke
4/20/12
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico—Honoring indigenous healing principles, bringing Western trained physicians together with traditional healthcare providers and providing mentorship opportun...

Disembarking from their jet planes after a long flight, weary travelers entering the Vancouver International Airport

ICTMN Staff
4/19/12
In an effort to lure some of Canada’s medical tourists, and their dollars, a First Nations band plans to build a private, for-profit hospital for paying clients on its land, though...

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