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Blackhorse: Mascots Are to Be Ridiculed
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Construction Boom at Expo ’15
Nunavut Teens Create Vibrant Mural
Journalist Leaves a Bright Legacy
Native Journalists Take Over DC
Cecil the Lion’s Killer Is U.S. Dentist
Gov. Inslee Continues to Impress
Christians: Will Saying Sorry Be Enough?
Gyasi Ross Schools 'Em With 'Harvard'
Video: Comedian Lee Camp on Land Grab
Outrage Over Mural of Natives in Bondage
Montt Trial Suspended Again
How Can Tribes Relate to Off-Res Citizen
Houska: Indiana School Drops R-Word
What We Know About Death of Henry
Manning: Justice for Circle Bear
In Search of an Authentic Indian
Thing About Skins
Stop Drinking Diet Soda Now: 8 Reasons Why
Regular soda is loaded with calories, so maybe you switched...
Tick Control Crucial to Preventing Fatal Disease
Preventing Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, an often-fatal...
Santa Ana Pueblo Get EPA-Certified to Administer Clean Water Act on Tribal Land
The Pueblo of Santa Ana’s water-quality programs are now...
One More State Adds ‘New Money’ to the Indian Health System via Medicaid
These days “new” money is hard to find. That’s the kind of...
Be Part of the Solution: Let’s Stop HIV Together
I am a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma living...
Report: Healthy, Traditional Foods Essential for Tribes’ Survival
Tribal sovereignty means food sovereignty, according to a...
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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