Warrior Spirit Indigenous Psychology Conference 2016: Native Youth Encampment. The Theme of the conference is “Medicine Words.”
Kristin Butler
11/15/16
Traditional Indigenous healers and western mental health practitioners will come together to share their effective psychological intervention strategies at the sixth annual Warrior...
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Lynn Armitage
10/31/16
When Andrea Gomez was 8 years old, she told anyone who would listen that she wanted to be a microbiologist...
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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...
Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians
ICTMN Staff
5/5/16
Construction of the Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians by the Bureau of Indian Affairs began in Canton, South Dakota in 1901...
Daniel Mesec
4/13/16
The Northern Ontario First Nation of Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency on April 9, the same day that 11 residents attempted suicide—one of them reportedly as young as 10...
Mary Annette Pember
2/24/16
WARNING: This is part of a series of stories to be published over the next few weeks that contain potentially trauma-triggering material...
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David Edward Walker
1/21/16
Diagnosing Native children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and treating them with stimulants does nothing to improve their educational or intellectual growth...
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David Edward Walker
6/18/15
At a youth wellness conference at Yakama Nation I helped organize in 2001, an elder of the Kah-Milt-Pah honored us with her presence...
Mary Annette Pember
5/19/15
Desperate to stem the recent spate of youth suicides in their community, citizens of Pine Ridge reservation have turned to an unlikely ally, crowdfunding...
HERO Project Sarah Jones
ICTMN Staff
5/15/15
A proclamation recently signed by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker declared May as National Children’s Health Awareness Month...

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