Crownpoint Health Care
Anne Minard
The Crownpoint Health Care Facility remains open for outpatient services, and its urgent care clinic is open seven days a week during daytime hours...
iStock Youth Help Suicide Depression
Tanya H. Lee
Members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs expressed frustration during its June 24 oversight hearing “ Demanding Results to End Native Youth Suicide .” Committee Chairman J...
iStock Mental Health Suicide Note
David Edward Walker
At a youth wellness conference at Yakama Nation I helped organize in 2001, an elder of the Kah-Milt-Pah honored us with her presence...
Gale Courey Toensing
A rider that would stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from revising procedures for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes has been attached to the Interior Department’s 2016 spendi...
Rob Capriccioso
Less than four months after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created a special, top-tier position for Dr...
Mark Trahant
Indian country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population...
iStock Bed Bug News
Anne Minard
A feared bed bug infestation at a Navajo Nation hospital brought the facility under attack earlier this month by people who don’t trust its new management—but hospital administrato...
Mark Trahant
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson...
Michael Jandreau, the late Lower Brule Sioux Tribal chairman, was remembered on Thursday as hundreds of mourners paid tribute to one of Indian country’s controversial icons accordi...
Mark Trahant
The House Budget Committee unveiled its budget Tuesday — and the details are not good news for Indian country...