Gyasi Ross
8/17/15
The United States Food and Drug Association recently approved the use of OxyContin for children as young as 11. Folks say that powerful narcotics like OxyContin are necessary...
iStock Mental Health Suicide Note
David Edward Walker
6/18/15
At a youth wellness conference at Yakama Nation I helped organize in 2001, an elder of the Kah-Milt-Pah honored us with her presence...
Anonymous
11/8/14

My alcohol and drug counselor asked me one simple question upon our first meeting. The answer would be the turning point in my life. I had become addicted to alcohol. I had just hit rock bottom. I was unsure, scared and lost....

Donna Ennis
8/8/14

I have a message for all of you “stoners” in our Native community; there is nothing “traditional” about using a natural herb found in our environment if your method of using it is smoking the herb for recreational purposes....

Simon Moya-Smith
2/6/14

I'm in no mood to write today....

Walter Lamar
12/6/13

Among other things, Miley Cyrus has become the poster girl for the club drug MDMA, which is gaining popularity in a powdered or crystal form called "Molly." Television about methamphetamine crimes rivet the nation, while the same citizens are blind to the reality of meth in their communities, inc...

Steve Russell
7/5/13

I often write with respect of persons who have done much with their time, referring to them as “elders.” Some people deserve that respect, but others are just old. Out of luck or because they took no risks, they are still sucking air....

Lee Allen
2/19/13
Navajo Native Tony Redhouse doesn’t look his age, and for several decades he didn’t act it either...
Bill Graves
1/18/13
Pearl Scott lifts the baby from the crib and balances the child on her hip, just as someone did with her when she was a baby 20 years ago...
Carol Berry
12/20/12
Michael Jason Smith, 32, believed to be non-Native, was taken into custody on or near reservation lands at mid-morning December 20 in New Town, North Dakota after a 48-hour standof...

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