Entertainment will be provided by actor, stand-up comedian and motivational speaker Tatanka Means. (Courtesy NB3F)
The Notah Begay III Foundation will host its second Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Gala tonight...

From running to kickball to swimming to snake dancing, about 10,000 Native American youth across the country got movi

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe participated in the the inaugural national Native Fit Day, which raises awareness that one out of two Native children will develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.
The inaugural and historical nationwide event NB3FIT Day took place across Indian country and the nation on Sunday, November 13...
Excess sugar consumption has led to an epidemic of type 2 diabetes among American Indian and Alaska Native people and uncontrolled diabetes causes cardiovascular disease.
Sugary-sweetened beverages are the single largest category of caloric intake in children...
Notah Begay III, Steve Tooshkenig, Bentley Clark, Alex Barrett, and Rick Barrett at the 2015 Champions of the NBIII Foundation Challenge.
Lee Allen
For some it’s a passion, perhaps even an obsession. For others, it’s the glue for enduring friendships...
 Left to right: Cyanne Lujan, NB3 Marketing Manager; Justin Kii Huenemann, NB3 CEO; Derek Valdo, AMERIND Risk CEO; Gil Vigil, NICWA Board President at Santa Ana Golf Club. (Courtesy AMERIND Risk)
More than $3,000 will go to aid families without homeowners insurance, reducing the rates of Native American childhood obesity, and research and training for Indian child welfare w...
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Lynn Armitage
According to the American Heart Association, the average life expectancy for Natives is five years less than the general population in the U.S., due in large part to obesity...
Native Strong’s grants to tribes and Native-led nonprofit organizations support community-based programs that focus on children’s nutrition education, access to healthy foods, increased physical activity and culturally-based youth/community leadership.
Four worthy projects received $60,000 each from the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F)’s national program Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures to improve the health and well...
KivaSun Bison Jerky
Tanya H. Lee
Just in time for American Heart Month, Native American-owned KivaSun has added antibiotic free, no added hormone bison jerky to its product line...
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 ...