Faith Franz

In 2008, the Office of Alaska Native Health Research revealed that two of the top three cancer hazards for American Indian Alaskans were military chemicals and asbestos. Unfortunately for many U.S. veterans, military hazards and asbestos hazards were often synonymous....

7/15/12
Susan Masten

Each year, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Thousands of events take place worldwide to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women....

3/8/12
ICTMN Staff
11/11/11
Here are some clips from ceremonies at First Nations University's memorial tipi in 2009. A moving tribute worth watching.
ICTMN Staff
11/11/11
First Nations, Inuit and Métis who have served in the Canadian armed forces over the years finally got their due in Ottawa in 2001, with the unveiling of the National Aboriginal Ve...
ICTMN Staff
6/7/11
New proposed legislation would allow servicewomen receiving care through the Indian Health Services (IHS), Medicare recipients and federal employees not in the military to use fede...
Lise Balk King

The US government may have captured and killed Osama Bin Laden with a surgical strike, but it also dropped a bombshell on Native America in the process. “We’ve ID’d Geronimo,” said the voice of the Navy SEAL who reported the hunt for Osama bin Laden was over....

5/3/11
ICTMN Staff
3/29/11
The Support for Survivors Act, bipartisan legislation introduced today would assist victims of sexual trauma experienced during military service. Introduced by U.S...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
The Cherokee Nation Color Guard recently received a $5,000 check presented by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith during a brief ceremony...
Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, DVIDSHUB.net
11/12/12
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - In 1990 President George H. W. Bush declared November as National American Indian Heritage Month...