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Health & Wellness

Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee
2/3/14
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...
ICTMN Staff
2/2/14
Violent crime occurs so pervasively around Native youth that they suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the same rate as U.S...
Alysa Landry
2/1/14
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...
Konnie LeMay
1/29/14
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...
Mary Annette Pember
1/29/14
I join the predawn caravan of cars making its way gingerly along the ice-covered interstate out across the big flat...
Mary Annette Pember
1/28/14
I was driving smack in the middle of the pheasant-hunting golden triangle, as it's called, in South Dakota...
ICTMN Staff
1/28/14
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 ...
ICTMN Staff
1/28/14
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...
Mary Annette Pember
1/27/14
The human devastation wrought by the economic energy boom in the Great Plains region may get worse for Native women...
Darla Antoine
1/26/14
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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