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
6/27/12

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....

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

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

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
5/1/12

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

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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