New oil-and-gas pipeline protection measures could help people like Lisa Deville and her family, who suffer from fracking industry pollution on their tribal homelands.
The largest tribal outpatient health facility is now open in the capital of the Cherokee Nation.
Child obesity rates declined after the federal Women, Infants, and Children program increased access to healthier food products.
Tribal leaders went before Congress to demand the government address longstanding problems in Indian Country – and not for the first time.
The health and wellness of American Indians and Alaska Natives – both in rural and urban settings – is a complex challenge with multiple solutions.
Like many others across the nation, my family knows all too well the heartbreaking decline that takes place in those suffering with Alzheimer’s.


Following his retirement from the U.S. Marine Corps, Dion Reynolds brought his military experience back to Rosebud to change the lives of reservation youth.

Thanks to a union of land cooperatives, people in Puebla have food sovereignty and education in Nahuatl instead of mega-projects and a Walmart.

In Canada, Inuit and academic health care researchers have teamed up to combat poor cultural awareness in mainstream health care services.

More medical services will be available to Native Americans in Phoenix, Arizona, thanks to a $200,000 federal grant awarded to Native American Connections.

The wind speaks in this place. Sometimes it’s loud and abrasive and seeks to humble those who have failed to listen to the truths it has breathed upon them.

Hispanics, Native Americans and African Americans are most at risk for diabetes, with racial and ethnic minorities reporting the highest rates of the debilitating disease.

It took more than 25 years before the hammer of justice came down on pedophile pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber. His crimes were over a century in the making at the Indian Health Service.

Tribal leaders and youth showed their commitment to wellness as the National Congress of American Indians continued its 76th annual convention.

American Indians and Alaska Natives die of suicide at a rate higher than any other racial and ethnic group.

Many people within Cherokee Nation rely on local food banks when times are tough.

The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.

With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.

Especially for those Americans who rely on regular prescriptions, the high cost of purchasing their vital medicine is an all too familiar burden.

A federal jury convicted former Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber of all 11 criminal counts for sexually abusing four boys on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women -- many of them Indigenous -- find safety and support at T’ja Xuj.

Nagi Nunpa Hocaka, the Two Spirit Circle, is working to reduce the high rate of suicide and substance abuse on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The number of Indian Health Service patients with insurance rose from 64 percent in 2013 to 78 percent in 2018, according to a new report.

When Carla Douglas was born, her mother wanted a daughter so badly she named the young child Carla Georgina and began dressing her in girl's clothing.

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are eager to show how uranium mining continues to affect their people as they host a key member of Congress.

On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

Does the Trump administration support funding the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service ahead of time?

Native American advocates are seeking more funding and new ways to tackle the opioid crisis in Indian Country as overdose death rates continue to rise.

What is happening at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota is no longer a laughing matter.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.

A new farmers market represents another step toward food sovereignty for the Winnebago Tribe.

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians has proven to be effective and we need to further invest in the program to continue to build on its success.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg didn't attend a historic Native forum like several others but he's still reaching out to Native voters.

From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.

Tobacco is central to all of our ceremonies. We offer it to the spirits when we say our prayers and I put it on clean ground for them every morning so they can help us live in a good way.

Deaths of despair – the catchall name for deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol and suicide – have seen 'alarming' increases across the country since 2005.