Tanya H. Lee
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites...
Native Time
The care and prevention of diabetes related complications in Akwesasne are one of our most important health priorities...
Steve Russell
Diabetes mellitus is a terrible disease that can cause disability and death if not carefully managed...
Gyasi Ross
QUICK STORY: It seems like every time I talk to my mom (which is pretty much everyday), she gives me a rundown about which family members are sick and/or injured...
Chelsey Luger
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association of the Greater San Diego Area just released a mini documentary to show not only the h...
KivaSun Bison Jerky
Tanya H. Lee
Just in time for American Heart Month, Native American-owned KivaSun has added antibiotic free, no added hormone bison jerky to its product line...
Since October 30, 2015, KivaSun Foods has distributed 150,000 pounds of bison to Native communities through FDPIR commodity food packages. The company will provide 520,000 pounds of bison to FDPIR by June 30, 2016.
Kristin Butler
Last year, after a persistent battle to gain the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) attention, KivaSun Foods, an all-natural, traditional Native food company founded ...
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...
SMSC Vice Chairman Keith Anderson with Crystal Echo Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and president and CEO of Echo Hawk Consulting
Kristin Butler
One tribe has heeded a call to action to create a national campaign dedicated to improving Indian nutrition, reversing chronic health problems, reducing extreme poverty and reclaim...
iStock Eye Exam Reflection
Neyal J. Ammary-Risch
Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease According to the Indian Health Service, almost 16 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives have diabetes...