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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
Cherokee Nation Study Seeks to Keep Expectant Moms, Babies Healthier
The Cherokee Nation is studying expectant mothers to test whether healthy diet and exercise can prevent excessive weight gain and ultimately lower obesity rates within the tribe...
Baby Veronica and the Future of ICWA: What’s Next
At a recent symposium, Joel West Williams, Cherokee, staff attorney for the Native American Rights Fund, announced, “Raise your hand if you consider yourself one percent American, ...
Teaching Oral Health Habits to Kids Can Benefit Parents Too
MISSOULA, MONTANA—Parents will be familiar with the old adage, “do as I say, not as I do.” For me, it’s become something of a rallying cry as my partner and I try to get our toddle...
Facebook's 'Two Spirit' Gender-ID Term a Positive Step for LGBT Natives
Sheena Louise Roetman
On February 13, Facebook added more than 45 custom gender-identifying terms, allowing users to choose from more than just “male” or “female” in order to identify themselves...
A Law Backing Tribal Sovereignty Is Answer to Expanding Oral Health
The challenge in health care can be boiled down to two ideas: Improve the quality and cut the costs. It’s a fact that the U.S...
Standing Up to Diabetes on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Health Services debuted its Diabetes Center for Excellence on February 12, with a community tribute to the future health and wellness of Akwesasne...
Fatter Wallets = Skinnier Kids: Casinos Associated With Lower Obesity Rates
Tanya H. Lee
New research shows that opening a new or expanding an existing tribal casino is associated with a reduction in childhood obesity...
NCAI Celebrates Passage of VAWA on One-Year Anniversary
The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 (VAWA) recently turned a year old, and as tribes around the country are working on pilot programs the National Congress of American Indians r...
From Couch Potatoes to Cops: Winter Fun Challenge 2014 Sweeps Northwest
“24 hours!” It has become an anti-couch-potato battle cry that started in a single living room and has swept through British Columbia, and then crept south of the 49th Parallel int...
Family, Great Depression, World War II Shaped Chickasaw Elder’s Legacy
Dana Lance, Chickasaw Nation
Visitors to the bustling University of Oklahoma Medical Center emergency room are frequently assisted by Chickasaw elder Jeraldine “Jerry” Brown. The petite, effervescent 92-year-o...
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