ICTMN Staff
9/17/14
European settlers have long been seen as bringing scourge after scourge of disease to Turtle Island...
Alysa Landry
1/18/14
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...
ICTMN Staff
7/28/13
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...
ICTMN Staff
7/25/12
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...
ICTMN Staff
3/29/12
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/1/11
World TB Day has come and gone, but the high rate of tuberculosis among First Nations, Inuit and Métis citizens remains...
ICTMN Staff
3/17/11
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...
ICTMN Staff
1/19/11
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...