When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was...
In the wake of a landmark ruling on human rights and...
Deer Mice Hantavirus
A 17-year-old Navajo girl has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary...
Reprinted with permission from The Tyee. Fresh from victory...
The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited...
In a unanimous decision January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court...
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Health & Wellness

Plan B Emergency Contraception
Mary Annette Pember
American Indian and Alaska Native women can now access the emergency contraception pill, Plan B under the same circumstances as their non-Native U.S. sisters...
iStock Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Lisa J. Ellwood
With the onset of October each year, the biggest conversations in Indian country generally focus on Columbus Day and Halloween. But breast cancer has gained attention recently...
Cherokee Nation Breast Cancer
A public service announcement from the Cherokee Nation has been released for Breast Cancer Awareness Month...
iStock Pumpkin Soup
Dale Carson
When we grow our own vegetables, we cook and store enough of them to get us well into winter. One year we had a great crop of butternut squash that lasted into late March...
Jason Morgan Edwards
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This disease touches all communities, but Native communities especially...
iStock Youth Help Suicide Depression
Anne Minard
The Navajo Nation is slowly recovering from four suicides that hit a small southeastern Utah community from mid- to late summer...
Tanya H. Lee
The Indian Health Service has awarded more than 100 grants to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities battle the scourges of methamphetamine and suicide...
The statistics are well known: Alaska Natives and other Indigenous Peoples are more prone to addiction and other such ills than the mainstream population...
Sjorgens Body Image
Ann Dapice
Let’s start with some questions: 1) What disease was first observed in 1888 by British physician W. B. Hadden and later reported by a Swedish ophthalmologist in 1933?...
iStock Winter Squash Varieties Acorn Butternut
Dale Carson
I absolutely LOVE fall! It must love me too because it keeps sending these beautiful days and soft breezes. I have a lot of things to tell you about making the most of fall foods...