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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.

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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.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
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.

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