At the Native Health facilities in downtown Phoenix,...
As Native peoples we know that climate change is here, and...
“B” is for bison or buffalo—the newly designated national...
Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Ann...
The federal Government Accountability Office has rapped the...
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Health & Wellness

iStock Breakfast Burrito
Dale Carson
“The most important meal of the day,” “you can’t run on empty,” and similar phrases describe how we feel about breakfast...
Indigenous Terra Madre Harvest Dances
Rucha Chitnis
At an ancient sacred grove in Mawphlang, orchids bloomed on towering evergreen trees. Our guide picked a fallen rudraksha seed that is used as a prayer bead and medicine...
SMSC Chairman Charlie Vig (left) talks with Janie Hipp (Chickasaw), director of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at The University of Arkansas (Courtesy EchoHawk Consulting)
Kristin Butler
Culture is prevention. Cultural reclamation is itself a healthy eating intervention...
Suzette Brewer
National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli announced a new initiative in collaboration with Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Wednesd...
State of Obesity 2015
Tanya H. Lee
The Trust for America’s Health has issued its 2015 report on obesity in the U.S., and there’s no good news for the American Indian/Alaska Native community...
iStock Fresh Cranberries
Dale Carson
Cranberries are so totally Native American and versatile—even more so now that dried cranberries are as widely available as fresh...
Alcatraz Swimmers Elizabeth Best Tina Voight
In September 2003, Lakota Sioux Richard Iron Cloud and Armando Black Bear, novice swimmers from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near the Badlands of South Dakota, swam from Alcat...
Suzette Brewer
On Thursday a federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed a suit challenging both the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the new federal guidelin...
Mark Trahant
Republicans who serve in the House or the Senate should be asked a simple question: How would you fund the Indian health system?...