Cronkite News: White Mountain Apache Tribe comes together for basketball (February 8, 2024)Basketball is revered on all of Arizona’s reservations, and one team from the White Mountain Apache Tribe benefits from that enthusiasm.
KFF Health News: Resources lacking to address suicide in Indian Country (February 6, 2024)Native people die by suicide at higher rates than any other racial or ethnic group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
‘Empower tribal nations’: Indian Country looks to White House for support (December 14, 2022)With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Dina Gilio Whitaker: Sacheen Littlefeather was a Pretendian (October 28, 2022)“Pretendianism” – the act of falsely claiming American Indian heritage – does real harm.
Cronkite News: New initiative addresses maternal mortality (July 14, 2021)In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
Tribal leaders discuss COVID-19 at National Tribal Health Conference (October 15, 2020)Tribal leaders participate in a panel at the National Tribal Health Conference on October 14, 2020.
Cronkite News: ‘Baby-Friendly’ hospitals tackle health disparities in Indian Country (September 25, 2020)Hospitals are combating health disparities among Native Americans by teaching new mothers strong breastfeeding practices.
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