Since October 30, 2015, KivaSun Foods has distributed 150,000 pounds of bison to Native communities through FDPIR commodity food packages. The company will provide 520,000 pounds of bison to FDPIR by June 30, 2016.
Kristin Butler
Last year, after a persistent battle to gain the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) attention, KivaSun Foods, an all-natural, traditional Native food company founded ...
Alcatraz Swimmers Elizabeth Best Tina Voight
In September 2003, Lakota Sioux Richard Iron Cloud and Armando Black Bear, novice swimmers from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near the Badlands of South Dakota, swam from Alcat...
SMSC Vice Chairman Keith Anderson with Crystal Echo Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and president and CEO of Echo Hawk Consulting
Kristin Butler
One tribe has heeded a call to action to create a national campaign dedicated to improving Indian nutrition, reversing chronic health problems, reducing extreme poverty and reclaim...
iStock Eye Exam Reflection
Neyal J. Ammary-Risch
Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease According to the Indian Health Service, almost 16 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives have diabetes...
iStock Diet Soda Ice
Regular soda is loaded with calories, so maybe you switched to diet soda and thought you were doing yourself a favor, but that just isn’t the case...
Dance Jam Kitchen Native Warrior Crepes
Hidden food allergies and digestive issues growing up have led Donnell Barlow on a personal food journey that has involved being a vegetarian and a vegan...
Mark Trahant
Indian country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population...
In recognition of National Women’s Health Week May 10 to 16, the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic has offered a number of health tips for women of any age...
Choctaw Nation Diabetes Prevention MOVE
Zach Maxwell/Choctaw Nation
The Choctaw Nation is participating in a bold new diabetes prevention study called MOVE, launched by the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences C...
Battling Diabetes
Catherine Keene
Editor’s note: This is the second of two articles by the author—a healthcare specialist and former facility director at the Indian Health Service...