Lloyd Miller

On June 18 the Supreme Court issued a rare decision favoring Indian Tribes in a one billion dollar case pitting the Tribes against the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Indian Health Service....

8/5/12
Rob Capriccioso
8/4/12
WASHINGTON – The director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) says the agency is supportive of employees who communicate with members of the U.S...
Carol Berry
7/27/12
For too many Native Americans, the adage “Don’t get sick after June" once applied—because Indian Health Service (IHS) funds sometimes dwindled then—but soon it may be a different s...
ICTMN Staff
7/27/12
On July 13, Donald “Del” Laverdure, acting assistant secretary-Indian Affairs, announced the appointment of Thomas D...
Vincent Schilling
7/18/12
On July 11, The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced several efforts geared toward the process of completing veterans’ disability claims faster and more accurately...
Carol Berry
7/17/12
A Navajo man who sued the government for misdiagnosing and then botching surgery on his injured hand lost in the Tenth U.S...
Mark Trahant

The Supreme Court will most likely issue a decision on Thursday that will leave a mess behind. I doubt there will be a clean decision—up or down—it’s far more likely that court will focus on the most narrow of issues. Then the political process can sort out what’s left standing....

6/27/12
Carol Berry
6/27/12
In another win for tribal self-determination, the U.S...
Lloyd Miller

Last month the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case testing whether federal contracts with Tribes are really contracts at all....

6/6/12
Anne Minard
6/4/12
When North Carolina announced earlier this year that it intends to be the first state to compensate victims of decades-ago sterilization programs, it renewed a nationwide debate ov...

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