Notah Begay III
3/22/14

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....

Mike Taylor & Amy Moore
3/12/14

He looks like he could be 60, but Baron is probably about 75 years old. No one knows exactly when he was born and neither does he. “We need you again for our drum group, we need to practice for the powwow,” said Baron....

Teresa Abrahamson-Richards
11/17/13

We see evidence of sugar’s devastating health effects every day. Take a close look. Over there it’s rotting a child’s teeth, over there it’s taking a diabetic’s foot, and, hey, over there it’s costing the clinic thousands of dollars to treat preventable conditions. What can we do about it?...

Dustin Twin
9/6/13

The voice on the other end had an ominous sense of urgency. He opened with, “We're running. I can't take this shit anymore.” As per our last conversation I knew that he was talking about running for council, but “this shit” could mean any number of things these days....

Rick Kearns
7/18/13
The racist discrimination against indigenous Mexican farmworkers in the United States is literally making them sick, and their plight is clearly misunderstood by immigration policy...
Bill John Baker
4/16/13

Every Cherokee Nation citizen deserves a long and healthy life. I believe that means access to quality health care, and as Principal Chief, I made a commitment to our people to address this critical issue....

Mary Annette Pember
4/16/13
A little over a year ago, I noticed an overweight woman about my age riding through the grocery store on a motorized shopping cart...
Hayley B. Elkins
4/1/13

Early in my marriage, my husband was a vegetarian who didn’t eat eggs. It’s not that he had any moral quandaries against them, he just didn’t like them....

Bill Graves
11/29/12
This story originally ran in The Oregonian and is being reprinted here with their kind permission. It was produced with the assistance of the Dennis A...
Bill Graves
11/29/12
In a North Portland health clinic on a dreary Saturday, Michael Teeple does his part in the war against the diabetes epidemic rocking Indian country...

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