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Health & Wellness

Nephi Craig Chef's Table
Lee Allen
12/2/14
Calling the food in Indian country “Native American fare” isn't quite correct, and chefs Freddie Bitsoie, Navajo, and Nephi Craig, Apache, are two voices in a growing campaign tryi...
Vincent Schilling
12/2/14
With the vast array of Native innovations that manifest in our daily lives even today, Indian Country Today Media Network feels compelled to highlight yet another crop of such inve...
Ear Infection
Tanya H. Lee
12/2/14
Sharon Navarrette (Cherokee/Creek/European) remembers having a lot of ear infections when she was a little girl...
My Body Book of Rules Elissa Washuta
Adrian Jawort
12/1/14
Elissa Washuta, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, writes with fearless, gut-wrenching honesty and ambition in her creatively crafted memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules ...
Mary Annette Pember
12/1/14
“And I rose in a rainy autumn and walked abroad in shower of all my days.” I think of this bit of verse from Poem in October by Dylan Thomas as I walk over the grounds where my mot...
Lynn Armitage
11/30/14
“Lady, if it’s so bad, why don’t you leave?” said the police officer standing in my kitchen, summoned by me in response to an explosive situation in my home...
Cliff Villa, EPA
11/28/14
It began with a concerned mom in Eugene, Oregon, raising a seemingly simple question: Is the soil in my garden safe for growing food?...
Konnie LeMay
11/28/14
When it comes to Canada’s National Radon Action Month in November, the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation has already more than done its part...
ICTMN Staff
11/26/14
TV talk show host Suzanne Roberts, at 93, has announced that she will give $2 million to Johns Hopkins University to establish the Suzanne Roberts Native American Dream Fund at the...
AMERIND Release
11/26/14
When preparing a turkey, be aware of the four main safety issues: thawing, preparing, stuffing, and cooking to the adequate temperature...

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