Dr. Dean Chavers
7/24/16
As of 1969, Congress had passed 5,000 laws for Indians...
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ICTMN Staff
7/20/16
A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian country adage, “Don’t get sick after June.” This is because by then the under-funded Indian Health Service has run out of ...
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Ryan Burns/Lost Coast Outpost
7/18/16
On the back deck of the Yurok Tribe’s Weitchpec Office, flames jumped through a metal grate to lick the sizzling burger patties being grilled for the June 17 community meeting...
Tanya H. Lee
7/13/16
Paula Hawks is a Democratic representative in the South Dakota state legislature. She is challenging incumbent Rep. Kristi Noem for South Dakota’s at-large seat in the U.S...
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Tanya H. Lee
7/6/16
A medical revolution that began in Indian country is spreading across the U.S., from Oregon to Vermont, and tens of millions of lives will be better for it...
Mark Trahant
6/25/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —Every once in a while an idea is floated that’s so bad, you wonder, “what were they thinking?” Or smoking? Today is such a day...
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ICTMN Staff
6/9/16
As a way to increase the number of qualified Native American and Alaska Native nurses entering the health profession, the Caring for Our Own Program was founded at Montana State Un...
Frances Madeson
6/9/16
The closure of the Home for Women and Children, a domestic violence shelter in Shiprock, New Mexico, was foreseen months before the facility was shuttered for tax delinquency on Ma...
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Tanya H. Lee
6/6/16
Hepatitis C is raging through American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and the Indian Health Service does not have nearly enough funding to fight the disease, according to a ...

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