Brian Daffron
9/7/12
Commods , short for commodities —it’s a term used throughout Indian Country for the food available through the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
3/9/12
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested in educating Native communities on nutrition and physical activity habits to improve their health and lifestyles...
ICTMN Staff
2/27/12
A renewable energy venture in the Puget Sound area of Washington State virtually turns manure into money...
Suzan Shown Harjo

Amid the top-volume crossfire these days about whose religion and whose health could be threatened by federal actions, it’s noteworthy that debaters and bloviators alike don’t notice or don’t care about ongoing violations of Native American Peoples’ religious freedom and well being....

2/15/12
ICTMN Staff
12/1/11
Congress has lifted a ban on funding horse meat inspections, paving the way for horses to be slaughtered and butchered for human consumption, reported the Argus Leader ...
Richard Walker
10/26/11
In the last few years, the Yakama Nation has fought plans to ship refuse from Hawai’i to a landfill in the Columbia River Basin, and ridded the reservation of mosquito-breeding pil...
Tom Vilsack

Before I was sworn in as Secretary of Agriculture, recent folks who had the job—both Republican and Democratic—suggested that it was important that I set a new, proactive course to move past USDA’s checkered and unfortunate history with regards to civil rights....

5/19/11
Lisa Gale Garrigues
5/19/11
For centuries the pinyon trees of Nevada have nourished the Shoshone, Paiute and other peoples, giving them pine nuts, ingredients for soup, milk and even a place to pray...
ICTMN Staff
5/3/11
For years, American Indians have been working to get consideration paid to sacred sites. Now, in the wake of U.S...
ICTMN Staff
12/27/10
Lawyers for the federal government and Indian farmers who recently came to a settlement agreement involving discrimination at the U.S...

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