Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30...
Inuit Greenland Hunger AP
For years the American Heart Association has suggested...
The Navajo Nation is facing a health emergency after a...
Zigmund Hollow Horn National Catholic Reporter
Zigmund Hollow Horn sat inside the deanery of a small...
Candace Ducheneaux National Catholic Reporter
Candace Ducheneaux, a Lakota Indian with gray-streaked hair...
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Health & Wellness

Mark Trahant
These days “new” money is hard to find...
Let's Stop HIV Together
Pamela Jumper Thurman
I am a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma living within the 14-county jurisdiction of the tribe in Grove, Oklahoma, and I am one of the authors of the Community Readiness M...
Feeding Ourselves Grandma Salmon
Tanya H. Lee
Tribal sovereignty means food sovereignty, according to a report , Feeding Ourselves: Food Access, Health Disparities, and the Pathways to Healthy Native American Communities, rece...
Lynn Armitage
Earlier this month, the Montana Native Women’s Coalition (MNWC) facilitated the first-ever conference within the state’s Indian country on human trafficking—specifically addressing...
Mark Trahant
The idea of “tribal sovereignty” is not static...
University of New Mexico 2015 Graduates
Tanya H. Lee
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center recently graduated a record 39 American Indians in the health professions...
Tanya H. Lee
Ever since Keith Harper became the first member of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe to be appointed to a U.S...
James Abourezk
Suzette Brewer
Yesterday the Phoenix, Arizona-based Goldwater Institute announced the filing of A.D. v...
Cheyenne River Youth Project Garden Kid
When the Cheyenne River Youth Project started its organic garden in 1999, staff at the 26-year-old nonprofit would never have guessed where the little garden would take them...
Tessa Sayers Nike N7 Healing
Tessa Mychael Sayers
The Beginning My life started to unravel in 2008. I was tired, bloated, reactive to food, irritable, anxious, and at times depressed. From the outside, I had it all...