Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/09
WASHINGTON – A new study found the birth rate among American Indian and Alaska Native teen girls increased more than twice the national amount between 2005 and 2007...
Staff reports
9/18/09
WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, Okla...
9/17/09
The Oneida Indian Nation, which sells $34 million of untaxed cigarettes a year, has expanded its tobacco operations into making its own cigarettes...
9/17/09
An opponent of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname says the Spirit Lake Tribal Council has formally acknowledged the results of an April election on the reserv...
9/17/09
The Hualapai Tribe has renewed a ban on uranium mining on its land near the Grand Canyon, joining other American Indian tribes in opposing what they see as a threat to their enviro...
Staff reports
9/17/09
PACOIMA, Calif. – The high and steadily increasing prevalence of diabetes (mostly Type 2) amongst Native Americans is largely due to lifestyle factors...
9/17/09
Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq says she's ordered an investigation into "disturbing" reports of federal government shipments of body bags to First Nations communities hit h...
9/17/09
The Three Affiliated Tribes have long promoted a health care center on the reservation as fulfillment of promises made during the flooding of Garrison Dam...
Rob Capriccioso
9/17/09
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency, long an ally on certain tribal issues, is stepping up its commitment to enhancing water services in Indian country by working with...
9/17/09
A big chunk of the money that will pay for a new spring-training baseball complex on tribal land in the East Valley will be delivered via a financing program that's part of the fed...

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