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Women’s History Month: Let’s Celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka
It’s Women’s History Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka, the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom...
Tuberculosis Brought to Turtle Island by Seals and Sea Lions, Not Europeans: DNA Study
European settlers have long been seen as bringing scourge after scourge of disease to Turtle Island...
Native History: Cook Explores Hawaiian Islands, Brings TB
This Date in Native History: On January 18, 1778, Captain James Cook became the first European to explore the Hawaiian Islands when he sailed past the island of Oahu with his two s...
'Not Even Human' How Canadian Govt. Abused Aboriginal Children in TB Experiments
While aboriginal children died of tuberculosis in the 1930s and 1940s, Canadian health officials tried out experimental vaccines on infants rather than ameliorate the conditions of...
Luiseño Student Studies Virology, Hopes to Give Back By Finding Cures
Temet McMichael, an enrolled member of the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians , has chosen a path in medicine, but not to be the kind of doctor who sees patients...
Inuit Renew Fight Against Tuberculosis as Cases Increase
The Canadian government and the national inuit organization Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) are banding together to renew the fight against tuberculosis in the north with increased o...
AFN Urges Government to 'Close the Gap' in Indigenous, Non-indigenous Health Care
Gale Courey Toensing
World TB Day has come and gone, but the high rate of tuberculosis among First Nations, Inuit and Métis citizens remains...
Promoting Tuberculosis Prevention on the Navajo Reservation
Tuberculosis infects about one third of the world’s population, according to the World Health Organization , and American Indians are six times more likely to die from tuberculosis...
Canada Bands Together Against Northern TB Scourge
Nunavut’s tuberculosis rate is 62 times the national average, according to CBC News , with more than 100 active cases diagnosed in 2010, up from 58 in 2008...