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...
Jacqueline Bluethmann
5/30/12
A new personalized approach to patient outreach is encouraging American Indian and Alaska Native women to schedule and keep important yearly appointments such as mammograms and phy...
Stephanie Woodard
5/16/12
Richard Whitmarsh, director of Sioux Nation Superstore, in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, has responded publicly to charges of spoiled-meat sales that closed down first the store’s meat...
Walter Lamar

The Director of the Indian Health Service, Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, recently participated in the White House Forum on Bullying Prevention....

5/1/12
Anne Minard
3/24/12
When award-winning hospital administrator Casey Cooper first assumed his role as chief executive officer of Cherokee Indian Hospital , it was an impoverished Indian Health Service ...

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