Mark Trahant
12/4/13
In Episode 2 of Mark Trahant’s video blog series on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on Indian country, Trahant takes a look at the confusing issues that arrived with the pla...
Mark Trahant
12/3/13
Journalist and speaker, Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, recently released a five part series of videos taking a closer look at the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Indian...
Mark Trahant
12/3/13
The healthcare.gov website is working. I spent some time on it this weekend and it was easy to navigate, pages popped up when they should, and I quickly found answers...
Mark Trahant
11/19/13
The State of Alaska had a busy week. There are only so many ways to demonstrate contempt for Alaska Natives. Yet the state seemed to find many ways. Logic be damned...
Steve Russell
10/24/13

Indians might hope for a different outcome from the craziness that recently seized Washington, a little something for us, some residue in the can that got kicked down the road past the first of the year. We might hope for fewer condescending lectures about dysfunctional tribal governments....

Steve Russell
10/12/13

Ideas, like people, can bleed. Unlike people, ideas do not die easily, even the worst of ideas. If you have lost a loved one, you know that palpable sense of wishing them back, undoing their fate so as to undo your own....

Mark Trahant
3/25/13
Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act ...
Mark Trahant
1/23/13
The next four years will be defined by austerity. President Barack Obama, indeed, the country, will jump from one economic crisis to another...
Nancy Pelosi
11/2/12

“If you knew the conditions and circumstances…you would do all you could to remedy them.” These were the words written by Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte—the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree—in 1907....

Tex “Red Tipped Arrow” Hall
10/26/12

Like most Native Americans, I jumped at the chance to throw my support behind President Obama in his 2008 campaign....

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