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First Nations Development Institute is looking for people...
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In modern American society, the peanut is ubiquitous....
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We can live without a lot of things, but protein isn’t one...
“Cebolla, cilantro, epazote,” says Cesar Gachupin de Dios,...
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Once, rural Native communities were cut off from the rest...
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The Nez Perce Trail is rugged, and often remote, but 167...
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Health & Wellness

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Ryan Burns/Lost Coast Outpost
7/18/16
On the back deck of the Yurok Tribe’s Weitchpec Office, flames jumped through a metal grate to lick the sizzling burger patties being grilled for the June 17 community meeting...
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Jiahui Jia/Cronkite News
7/16/16
It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had already reached 100 degrees...
Frances Madeson
7/14/16
A fire that consumed storage tanks at an oil field in New Mexico is slowly burning out, and a WPX Energy spokesperson has apologized to dozens of Navajo Nation citizens who had to ...
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Lynn Armitage
7/13/16
According to the American Heart Association, the average life expectancy for Natives is five years less than the general population in the U.S., due in large part to obesity...
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Tanya H. Lee
7/12/16
What people living on Indian reservations have long suspected turns out to be true—they pay much more for food than people in other communities do...
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Dale Carson
7/9/16
A lot of people call it “life itself,” “the source of life,” or “sacred mother corn.” The Aztec Corn Goddess is Chicomecoatl...
Terri Hansen
7/7/16
We are exposed to chemicals found in our homes, our cars, our cleaning and personal care products, the food we eat, and releases into the environment as a result of their manufactu...
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Tanya H. Lee
7/6/16
A medical revolution that began in Indian country is spreading across the U.S., from Oregon to Vermont, and tens of millions of lives will be better for it...
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Andi Murphy
7/2/16
The Fourth of July is like the grilling championships...

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