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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Offers 5 Tips for a Healthy Heart
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in...
Spate of Youth Suicides Shake Pine Ridge Reservation
Five suicides in the past two months have shaken the Pine...
Proceed With Caution: A Warning to Tribes Wanting to Grow Medical Marijuana
California’s Pinoleville Pomo Nation is poised to become...
For Indian Health, Burwell-Roubideaux Relationship Takes Center Stage
Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (...
Don’t Let Another Shotpouch Walk on Without Passing Down Herbal Healing Wisdom
Call him Shotpouch. That’s not his name, but I don’t have...
Obama Wants Tribal Contract Support Cost Payments to be Non-Discretionary
In a dramatic change of policy that is likely to be...
Health & Wellness
New Mexico-Arizona Tribal Ski Programs Help to Heal America
Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee
On January 4, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, nestled near New Mexico’s Bandelier Canyon Cliff Dwellings, launched an unprecedented snowsports outreach for the tribal youth of New Mexi...
Troy Eid: Violence, PTSD Are Killing Native Youth
Violent crime occurs so pervasively around Native youth that they suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the same rate as U.S...
Navajo Nation Council Approves Junk Food Tax to Fight Obesity
The Navajo Nation Council on Thursday approved a 2-percent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on the 27,000-square-mile reservation, becoming the first tribe in the country t...
Young Medical Researcher Strives to Create Vaccine to Fight Bacterium Affecting First Nations People
Dr. Eli Nix is determined to find out why a bacterium named for the flu seems to affect First Nations people more than others and hopes to create a vaccine to fight it...
A South Dakota Town’s Love/Hate Relationship With Dancing Girls
Mary Annette Pember
I join the predawn caravan of cars making its way gingerly along the ice-covered interstate out across the big flat...
My Night With the South Dakota Dancing Girls
Mary Annette Pember
I was driving smack in the middle of the pheasant-hunting golden triangle, as it's called, in South Dakota...
Cherokee Nation Breaks Ground on $13.5M Health Center to Replace 30-Year-Old Facility
It's full steam ahead for the Cherokee Nation, which committed to a $100 million health care improvement plan that includes the expansion or replacement of four health centers and ...
Cheyenne River Youth Project Turns 25, Launches Endowment and Keya Cafe Featuring Homegrown Food
Twenty-five years ago, Julie Garreau (Cheyenne River Lakota) developed the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) from a converted bar on Main Street in the tribe's capital Eagle Butt...
Will Keystone XL Pipeline Pump Sexual Violence Into South Dakota?
Mary Annette Pember
The human devastation wrought by the economic energy boom in the Great Plains region may get worse for Native women...
Now Is the Time to Plant Fava Beans, the 'Giddy' Legume
A couple of years ago Andy got me to go out into his fava bean field to help harvest beans and to create a support system for the heavier stalks...
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