Edward J. Markey & Ben R. Lujan

As the Ranking Members of the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, which has primary jurisdiction over Indian issues in the House of Representatives, we feel compelled to respond to Representative Tom Cole’s unsubstantiated criticism of a report is...

11/1/12
Nancy Pelosi

“If you knew the conditions and circumstances…you would do all you could to remedy them.” These were the words written by Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte—the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree—in 1907....

11/2/12
Mark Trahant
10/25/12
The politics of abortion continues to surface in this year’s presidential race, something that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney hoped to avoid...
Tex “Red Tipped Arrow” Hall

Like most Native Americans, I jumped at the chance to throw my support behind President Obama in his 2008 campaign....

10/26/12
Rob Capriccioso
10/24/12
Many partisans on both ends of the political spectrum were surprised to read in September that U.S...
Dwanna L. Robertson

After hanging up from a marathon talk with one of my best friends, Stephany, I suddenly remembered that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It reminded me that cancer is the leading cause of death among Indian women, with heart disease coming in as a close second....

10/24/12
Stephanie Woodard
10/10/12
It feels like wartime,” says Diane Garreau, a child-welfare official on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, in South Dakota, speaking of the youth-suicide epidemic sweeping India...
Mark Trahant
9/17/12
Sequester is a funny word. As a noun it means a general cut in government spending. As a verb it means to hide away...
Walter Lamar

This fall, most of us will suffer from nothing worse than hay fever. However, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued several warnings recently about rising numbers of more serious illnesses. The bad news is that these serious ailments can cause death....

9/16/12
Allie Hostler
9/11/12
Jane judged drug addicts harshly until she became one in her late 20s...

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