Dr. Dean Chavers
7/24/16
As of 1969, Congress had passed 5,000 laws for Indians...
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ICTMN Staff
7/20/16
A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian country adage, “Don’t get sick after June.” This is because by then the under-funded Indian Health Service has run out of ...
Roger Birdbear
5/21/16

The problems within the Indian Health Service (IHS) are well known. The Senate Special Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing in February on the problems facing IHS, and have posted a video of the hearing, available on the Committee’s website....

Mike Myers
2/25/16

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has gotten around to taking a look at the state of Indigenous health in what is now the Great Plains Region....

Plan B Emergency Contraception
Mary Annette Pember
10/19/15
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...
ICTMN Staff
10/1/15
The federal government is awarding nearly $21 million to 136 tribes and tribal organizations—serving 274 tribes in all—to address domestic violence. The U.S...
Micah Armstrong
8/11/15

For quite some time I have told people, “They’re called reservations for a reason. If the government had any intention of helping our people and lands, they’d be called preservations....

Rob Capriccioso
7/29/14
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) wants to know why the leadership of the Indian Health Service (IHS) has failed to hire permanent directors in one-third of its regional offices...
Mark Trahant
3/4/14
Paul Ryan is wrong. Way wrong...

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