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The Week That Was: June 26, 2016
4 Sacred Places That Need Your Prayers
NMAI Profile: Audrey Hudson
Memorandum of Understanding
Rickie Fowler On Cover of Red Bull’s Mag
Sherman Alexie's New Children's Book
Riders Complete 950-Mile Journey
Ryan’s Indian Health ‘Choices’ Bad
Muhammad Ali and Rich Family Memories
New Law: Land Back to SusanvilleTribes
Casino Debuts Virtual Slot Environment
Mrs. Universe & Dad, Amazing Race Canada
Battle of Little Bighorn in 18 Drawings
Congress vs. Congress; ISIS vs. Music
Reviving Canoe Culture on the Columbia
10 Things to Know About Nisqually Tribe
Gamifying Slots to Engage Millennials
Video: What This 400-Year-Old Site Says
Being an Ally After Orlando
Two Devastating Losses for Colvilles
Thing About Skins
Walk for Wellness Promotes Healthy Habits in Fun Atmosphere
In an effort to promote health and wellness, Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC), a nonprofit that provides services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, held its 16th annual W...
Natives Dying Because IHS Can’t Assure Timely Access to Health Care
The federal Government Accountability Office has rapped the Indian Health Service for not setting national standards or overseeing waiting times at its facilities, meaning it canno...
Breaking: Federal Agency Publishes Proposed Rule, Announces Major Grant to Implement ICWA
Signaling continued federal intent to support the Indian Child Welfare Act, today the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) under the Department of Health and Human Servic...
Juvenile Justice Guidelines for Tribes Ready for Comment
Tanya H. Lee
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of Justice and Department of Health and Human Services have released a draft of the revised Model Indian Juvenile Code for comment...
Ending All Native Homelessness Next Federal Target
The multi-agency effort just announced by the federal government to alleviate Native American veteran homelessness may just be the tip of the iceberg...
Domestic Violence Prevention Month: Feds Award $21 Million to Tribal Efforts
The federal government is awarding nearly $21 million to 136 tribes and tribal organizations—serving 274 tribes in all—to address domestic violence. The U.S...
SCIA Hearing on Federal Budget Highlights Government’s Responsibilities
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs pointed out the fact that the United States faces a continued federal deficit and tight budgets, be...
Tester Criticizes Indian Health Service Leadership, Calls for Staffing Changes
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) wants to know why the leadership of the Indian Health Service (IHS) has failed to hire permanent directors in one-third of its regional offices...
Leaders Convene to Improve Life for Spirit Lake’s Sacred Children
This week 26 key decision-makers from the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, federal and state governments, as well as local and national private organizations met to kick off a comprehensiv...
A Note to Paul Ryan: Indian Health Funding Is a Treaty Obligation
Paul Ryan is wrong. Way wrong...
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