Rob Capriccioso
2/17/14
The Obama administration has reportedly agreed to congressional demands for it to abide by Supreme Court decisions requiring reimbursement of full tribal contract support costs (CS...
Mark Trahant
2/5/14
On a tribal bulletin board this week these chilling words were posted: “Due to budget issues, Contract Health Service will be on Priority One until further notice.” Why are these w...
Rob Capriccioso
1/30/14
After a tenuous year of leading the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has confirmed that she is moving on...
Christina Rose
1/22/14
This Date in Native History: On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court decided in Roe v. Wade that women across America had the constitutional right to legal abortions...
Myrna Garnder
1/17/14
According to the Affordable Healthcare Act, there are nine exemptions from a citizen required to carry the minimal essential coverage of Health Insurance...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
For the second year in a row, Indian Health Service (IHS) leadership is confused how federal sequestration will impact its budget, leading to questions of responsibility and compet...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
Despite an effort by the White House Office of Management and Budget to cap the payment of contract support cost (CSC) reimbursements to tribes, the Democratic Senate and Republica...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
The White House announced early in January that President Barack Obama has resubmitted to the U.S. Senate several nominees that are of special interest to Indian country...
Mark Trahant
1/15/14
The adjective of the day is “modest.” That’s the standard phrase to describe the $1.012 trillion spending bill for a federal fiscal year that has less than nine months left...
ICTMN Staff
1/14/14
At least 21 members of the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe were potentially exposed to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV during a diabetes screening, the tribe's Chairman Tildo...

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