Crystal Willcuts

Sometimes bravery is the smallest of things, a grain of sand lying under a mountain of regret. This, I felt as I watched my mother die. Exactly two years before the moment she left this world, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. It started with a pain in her breast that wouldn’t go away....

10/17/14
Alysa Landry
10/2/14
Navajo Vice President Rex Lee Jim is recovering from a deadly spider bite that nearly claimed his life...
Vena A-dae Romero

Our histories are bursting with examples of how tribal nations have fought and sacrificed for continued existence in the face of powerful forces that sought to eliminate and assimilate American Indians....

9/20/14
Tanya H. Lee
5/27/14
AARP Oklahoma Joins Effort to Improve Health of American Indians A survey asking 40-year-old-plus American Indians and Alaska Natives in Oklahoma what's on their minds found that t...
Steve Russell

I’m not here to call for Eric Shinseki’s scalp on a lance. There have been substantial improvements on his watch and his heart is with veterans. Nothing would be improved by imposing a new blood learning curve on the VA right now....

5/23/14
Ryan Dreveskracht

A few weekends ago saw the grand opening of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Skatepark....

5/1/14
Ann Dapice

More than a decade ago the clinicians at our American Indian non-profit organization wrote a series of articles related to addiction, Type 2 Diabetes and intergenerational stress with the beginning titles “Killing Us Slowly.” These articles still exist on a number of websites as well as our T.K....

4/29/14
Steve Russell

On March 25, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case brought by a for-profit corporation, Hobby Lobby, claiming it (the corporation) would be denied religious freedom if forced to offer Obamacare compliant health insurance policies that cover birth control to some 13,000 employees....

4/5/14
Julianne Jennings

American Indian women have long been honored with the name “life giver” for their gift of motherhood to the tribes. In addition, most Native American women were masters at making beautiful blankets, baskets, pottery and jewelry....

3/24/14
Notah Begay III

As I sit here listening to my 6-year-old daughter read, I wonder what the future holds for her and the next generation of Navajo children....

3/22/14

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