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The Week That Was, October 5, 2015
Well For Culture: Elder Fitness, Yoga
Indigenous Tools Hold Sacred Power
The Pope & When Genocide Isn't Genocide
1st US Revolution: The Pueblo Revolt
Indigenous Earthquake Tales Validated
Skins:Forced Sterilizations Native Women
Thank Indians for Latest Superfood
NMAI Profile: Bruce Whiteman Jr.
Fundamentalism II: God Loves Genocide
Jewell Big Week: Pope, Solarthon & $25K
Why'd the Rez Chicken Cross the Road?
Bristol Bay's Stunning Wild Salmon Run
Houska: 'The Green Inferno': Lousy Film
BC Tourism Links Cultures, Creates Jobs
Cultural Tourism Is a Growing Topic
Pol Disses Pope; Pope Disses Indians
OU Pres Supports Native Programs
Memorial for Jess Sixkiller
The Sale of Yucca Mountain Was an Attack
Thing About Skins
4 Healthy Eating Tips for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30...
Study: Inuit Omega-3 Genetic Adaptation Could Change Health Story
For years the American Heart Association has suggested...
Treaty Tribes in Washington Hail EPA’s Proposed Fish Consumption Rate and Water Quality Rules
It has been 20 years since Oregon revised its fish...
Tragedy Leads to Collaborative Efforts Toward Suicide Prevention
The Navajo Nation is facing a health emergency after a...
Boarding Schools: A Black Hole of Native American History
Zigmund Hollow Horn sat inside the deanery of a small...
Intergenerational Grief on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
Candace Ducheneaux, a Lakota Indian with gray-streaked hair...
Health & Wellness
Personal Witness: 5 Haunting Videos From Truth and Reconciliation Closing Events
The reports are out, the reactions have sprung forth. And now, some say, the real work of healing begins...
Former Surgeon General Advocates New Way to Meet Dental Needs in Indian Country
Tanya H. Lee
Fifteen years ago Bill Clinton was president, our lives had not been changed forever by the destruction of the World Trade Center, and Dr...
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Goes Smoke-Free
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council recently passed the Smoke-free Air Act, making it the first tribe in South Dakota to make sure indoor public places are smoke-free...
Truth and Reconciliation: The Road to Healing Is Long and Arduous
Mary Annette Pember
Kristin Harder couldn’t bear to let her friend photograph the tiny braids that lay curled in their little box...
EPA Finds No 'Systemic' Threat to Drinking Water From Fracking
Indigenous Leaders: TRC Report Calls for Action; Let's Take It
Indigenous leaders greeted the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s summary report on residential schools with openness while urging all Canadians to embrace the fi...
Roubideaux to Leave HHS Months After Receiving Top-Tier Indian Health Position
Less than four months after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created a special, top-tier position for Dr...
Keeping the Poor Unhealthy: What They Can and Cannot Buy on Government Assistance
Government efforts to feed the hungry were born, like many government programs, in the Great Depression, and the birth was stimulated not so much by hunger itself as by government ...
'Cultural Genocide,' Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls Residential Schools
Mary Annette Pember
It was a long time coming, but the words that residential school survivors and their loved ones had long awaited were finally uttered...
Mold Money: Federal Funds Available for Cleaning Up Tribal Housing
Sixteen tribes can receive up to $800,000 apiece in federal grants to help them remove and prevent mold in tribal housing caused by floods, poorly built housing, and neglect of pro...
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