Sherry Wounded Foot was taken to an Indian Health Service hospital with severe injuries but treatment was slow to arrive, according to a new lawsuit.
But there is growing support for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to receive advance funding.
The House Committee on Appropriations continued an annual tradition by inviting Indian Country leaders to share their funding priorities with key members of Congress.
The Trump administration finally released its fiscal year 2020 budget and the numbers aren't looking good for Indian Country.
'Where Are They Now' sounds like an old cable television show, only this week it's about the trust and treaty responsibility.
Stanley Patrick Weber worked at the Indian Health Service for two decades before being indicted for abusing young male patients.


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South Dakota is the only state in the union that brands drug addicted individuals with a felony conviction through ingestion.

Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.

What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health and climate problems — and the mesquite tree can help.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is strengthening its relationship with the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.

We need an assessment of the direct-service facilities within the Indian Health Service as soon as possible.

'Women have great power during their moons,' explains Patty Smith of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

It’s the land that brings us together, the land that teaches relationship-based ways of knowing about the natural world and its food systems.

A renewed attempt to assume control over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital is running into roadblocks.

The St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance distributed more than 100,000 pounds of food during three mobile drives for employees of TSA, Phoenix Indian Medical Center and the Grand Canyon.

The Indian Health Service has been without a permanent leader for four years.

As I sit here typing each letter one by one, I can feel the pain my people are going through at this exact moment and it hurts.

President Trump has failed to offer a budget for Indian Country programs but that doesn't mean Congress is shirking its trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations.

A historic meeting, called to bring three tribes together, instead ended with a greater wedge between them.

With the threat of another shutdown looming, tribal leaders are supporting legislation they hope will protect their communities from the drama and disorder in the nation's capital.

Stanley Patrick Weber was sentenced to more than 18 years for abusing boys on the Blackfeet Nation. He faces similar charges on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

A vulnerable citizen of the San Carlos Apache Tribe was sexually assaulted while in the care of a specialized facility.

Dr. Allen Ross has been recognized as the South Dakota Veteran Supporter of the Year.

In what some have termed “historic” the Rapid City Indian community chose five men and five women to represent tribal people living in sacred He Sapa.

President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe highlighted the government shutdown and the Keystone XL Pipeline in his State of the Tribes address.

Tribal Nations are sovereign governments that have a unique relationship with the federal government. Unfortunately, not everyone in Washington understands that.

Committee assignments are slowly trickling in for new members of Congress and the first Native women have landed key spots.

Even though she saw six opioid overdoses in recent months, two fatal, Kerry Hawk Lessard closed the medical and behavioral health clinic she runs for Native Americans.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is asking the nation's highest court to rule on a controversial sovereign immunity issue.

With efforts to resolve the record-breaking government shutdown at a standstill, tribal leaders and advocates are scrambling for ways out of the crisis.

Democrats in Congress heard from Indian Country witnesses on the 25th day of the federal government shutdown.

The only way to fight colonialism is to regain what has been obliterated, like our language, customs history, belief system or world view.

The federal government's trust and treaty obligations to Indian Country have gone out the window as the record-breaking government shutdown continues.

We need to thank the employees at Sioux San Hospital and Indian Health Service who work tirelessly to meet our health care needs.

Plans for a halfway house for tribal citizens in Sioux City, Iowa, are moving forward thanks to a $300,000 donation.

I’m proud that Cherokee Nation took the lead in removing a risk that would have threatened our communities forever.