Turtle Island residents woke up this week to news that our...
In the northwestern region of Alaska, substance use...
In a press release on Thursday, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds, R...
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We already know that eating more fruits and vegetables is...
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Diabetes mellitus is a terrible disease that can cause...
The Northern Ontario First Nation of Attawapiskat declared...
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Health & Wellness

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Dale Carson
2/25/16
If variety is the spice of life, what is the variety of spice? Spices have always been used to flavor food and drinks, even before recorded history...
Native Strong’s grants to tribes and Native-led nonprofit organizations support community-based programs that focus on children’s nutrition education, access to healthy foods, increased physical activity and culturally-based youth/community leadership.
ICTMN Staff
2/24/16
Four worthy projects received $60,000 each from the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F)’s national program Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures to improve the health and well...
Tanya H. Lee
2/24/16
Native Americans do not use or abuse alcohol more than whites do. In fact, exactly the opposite is true...
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Angel Heart/SSPRIT
2/22/16
Norman “Wounded Knee” DeOcampo (Miwok), a long-time resident of Vallejo, California is taking part in the Longest Walk 5, which began February 13, 2016 at La Jolla Shores in San Di...
ICWA Clients Attorneys
Suzette Brewer
2/22/16
Citing a “fundamental lack of competence,” a federal judge on Friday, February 19 denied South Dakota’s motion to reconsider an earlier decision, which found the state violated the...
ICTMN Staff
2/21/16
In the Now We’ve Heard Everything department, the news out of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge this past week stunk—literally...
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ICTMN Staff
2/19/16
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in northern Minnesota recently took the bold step of making its entire campus commercial tobacco-free...
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Tanya H. Lee
2/18/16
Stephanie Conduff’s infant daughter, named for Cherokee leader Wilma Pearl Mankiller , was the inspiration for a business that has brought her family together in a creative effort ...
Chelsey Luger, Thosh Collins
2/17/16
Intro: There is a lot of confusion surrounding the topic of “organic” food...
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Tanya H. Lee
2/17/16
More than one third of American Indians/Alaska Natives over age 65 can expect to develop dementia before age 90, according to a new study published online by Alzheimer’s & Deme...

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