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Filed Under: Health | Law
Cherokee Nation sues pharmaceutical firms over drug products (05/22)
The tribe is concerned about drugs that were dispensed at one of its health care facilities.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Indian Country finds success in diabetes fight (05/19)
Indian Country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reports injuries in severe storm (05/07)
The tribal council was holding its meeting in Cherry Creek when the community building collapsed.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Budget plan means deep cuts for Indian programs (05/01)
Let’s be clear about this plan: It would require deep spending cuts in federal Indian programs.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ginger Lerner-Wren: Boost IHS funding to combat youth suicide (04/28)
By all accounts, the failures to prioritize and adequately fund the Indian Health Service is also rooted in centuries of prejudice and stigma.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Coeur d'Alene Tribe takes proactive approach in diabetes fight (04/28)
The tribe is screening more people and introducing healthier foods as part of its effort to combat the disease.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Congress passes renewal of Indian Country diabetes program (04/16)
The Special Diabetes Program for Indians will be extended for two years under a bill that is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
James Giago Davies: Just another crazy breed Lakota in the IHS (04/16)
Every honest hearted person keeps two lists, the things they do well, and the things they don’t do well.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (04/15)
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on Twitter (04/13)
It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Yvette Roubideaux: Diabetes program works for Indian Country (04/09)
It is spring again, and the hopes for better weather are accompanied by the worries and concerns of many American Indian and Alaska Native communities working hard to prevent and treat diabetes and its complications.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics | Trust
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul targeted BIA and IHS (04/08)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) wanted to eliminate the Bureau of Indian Affairs altogether and cut the Indian Health Service budget in half.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Fight for Indian health funding at critical juncture (04/08)
One of Indian Country’s most important debates about increasing funding for the Indian health system is occurring far from Congress in state legislatures across the country.

Filed Under: Health | Law | Trust
Quechan Tribe loses bid to force US to pay for better health care (04/07)
The Indian Health Service facility on the reservation is the oldest in the United States but the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the solution to adequate care lies with Congress.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
School to use IHS grant to bring Native students into medicine (03/31)
The Native American Research and Training Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine received the $975,000 grant.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing (03/30)
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent at the BIA agency on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, was stabbed in his office with a knife.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Taking care of our eyesight in Indian Country (03/30)
What caused the decline of eyesight in Native America? Books. Yes, books.

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.

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