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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (03/26)
Tribal, federal and state representatives will share what they are doing to address the harmful effects of drugs in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | National | Opinion | Trust
House panel holds first hearing with Indian and Insular Affairs (03/18)
Obama administration officials presented the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: House budget plan isn't good for Indian Country (03/18)
Most of the cuts fall into 'domestic' spending and that’s the source of most of the federal dollars for Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Amendment includes tribes in anti-human trafficking measure (03/11)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) wants tribes to be eligible for anti-trafficking funds and programs.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
New House subcommittee on Indian issues to hold first hearing (03/09)
Insular Affairs have been added to the panel's jurisdiction despite significant legal and policy differences with Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters (03/05)
For a number of years, one of our projects has been monitoring nuclear radioactivity in the water and air in the 1868 Treaty Territory, including the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Health
Mississippi Choctaws hold ribbon-cutting at $55M health center (03/05)
The 180,000 square-foot facility will be fully operational on March 9.

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Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (03/02)
Deflategate, hot flashes and Grandpa Senator drew laughs at NCAI's winter session in Washington, D.C., last week.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (02/26)
Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Politics
Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee budget hearing (02/25)
Officials from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Housing and Urban Development will testify.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

Filed Under: Health
Oglala Sioux Tribe prepares to open new health clinic in May (02/18)
Tribal members have been working on the clinic for 40 years.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe files suit over contract support costs (02/13)
The tribe is accusing the Indian Health Service of underfunding a self-determination contract.

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Robert McSwain named acting director of Indian Health Service (02/10)
Yvette Roubideaux will serve as a senior advisor while her official confirmation as director is sorted out.

Filed Under: Health | Health | Opinion | Opinion | Politics | Politics
Mark Trahant: Our national soap opera -- the Affordable Care Act (02/06)
The Affordable Care Act is like a national soap opera that should rivet any audience. Will the law survive?

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: IHS welcomes students to medical career fair (02/05)
To spark Native American students’ interest in medical careers, the Kyle Health Center is hosting its first-ever Health Profession College Fair on February 25 at the Oglala Lakota College Gym

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation making strides in health care (02/03)
As I have said time and time again, no issue is more important for the Cherokee Nation and our future than access to quality health care.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service tops $5B mark with new budget proposal (02/02)
The Obama administration is asking Congress to fund contract support costs on a permanent basis.

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