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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Government Shutdown Frustrates Tribal Leaders
The federal government has a trust responsibility to tribes and their citizens...
Trahant: Republican True Believers Willing To Destroy the Indian Health System
Congress always works on two tracks. The first rail is legislation that gives the government authority to spend money. The second rail is one that actually appropriates the funds...
Fox News Report Was Inaccurate, Misleading About IHS
An August 22 Fox News report, “ObamaCare Mandate Skips Over Native Americans,” contains inaccurate and misleading assertions about the Indian Health System and the purpose of exemp...
President Shelly Lists Concerns About the Affordable Care Act
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said he was concerned about the health care Navajo people may receive under the Affordable Care Act and the health insurance exchanges the act cr...
Roubideaux: Why You Should Care About the Affordable Care Act
Dr. Yvette Roubideaux
I get questions all the time from American Indians and Alaska Natives (including my own relatives!) wondering why they should care about the Affordable Care Act since they already ...
Should Indian Nations Recruit Foreign Doctors and Medical Tourists?
Slate writer Justin Matis has proposed the Indian health system open to medical tourists, much like Americans fly to Belgium for a $4,000 hip replacement that would cost $39,000 in...
Oregon Tribes Turn to ObamaCare After IHS Budgets Slashed
Federal sequestration cut back on funds to the Indian Health Service, and Oregon suffered a $15 million loss...
Fixing The Great American Health Care Mistake
The Obama administration’s decision last week to delay a mandate for large employers to provide health insurance or pay a fine is both meaningless and significant...
Clarification Needed in the Affordable Care Act’s 'Play or Pay' Rule and its Effect on Tribal Businesses
Andrea N. Jones and Ted Griswold
Over three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which established a comprehensive federal health insurance pro...
Repeal Health Care Law? Again? So Now What?
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