Roger Birdbear

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....

Mark Fogarty
The federal Government Accountability Office has rapped the Indian Health Service for not setting national standards or overseeing waiting times at its facilities, meaning it canno...
Tanya H. Lee
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites...
David Rooks
A lawsuit filed on behalf of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe last Thursday asks “the federal court to step in and exercise some control over the dysfunctional IHS (Indian Health Service) e...
Tanya H. Lee
Mary L. Smith, Cherokee, took over as principal deputy director of the Indian Health Service in March, succeeding Robert McSwain, North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians...
David Rooks
In a press release on Thursday, U.S...
Steve Russell
Diabetes mellitus is a terrible disease that can cause disability and death if not carefully managed...
Mark Trahant
TRAHANT REPORTS – Who’s winning Indian country this presidential election season? On social media it is an intense debate. Sen...
Mark Trahant
TRAHANT REPORTS — When someone tells you that your vote doesn’t matter, quietly say, “Montana.” Or if someone says that politicians don’t listen and that nothing will change, smile...