Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
Indian Country has made extraordinary progress on the diabetes front even though there remains a long way to go before the disease is under control.
Urban Indian patients are hoping to reach the leader of the Indian Health Service before tribes assume control of the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
A family court decision in Pine Ridge in October 2017 failed to keep a boy in the home that he was being raised in.
Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.


Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.

Curtis St. Cyr gained notoriety playing harmonica and singing the blues. But he also dedicated his life to his people and his family.

He wasn’t my patient, but he told his mother he was having suicidal thoughts and he needed to be seen right away.

Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board will manage most operations at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.

Tribal and environmental leaders urged lawmakers to protect sacred land by banning mining around the Grand Canyon.

The federal government is failing to meet its trust and treaty obligations, according to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Fresh off one policy strike against the Trump administration, tribes and Democrats in Congress are looking to score another.

The current movement to outlaw abortion is perceived by the Iroquois as an attempt by men to control the birthing process and to return women to their former condition of servitude.

It was one of those events that are life changing, but totally unplanned.

It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.

This is our ancestral food, this is indigenous food. It’s what we need, it’s worth cooking right and it’s forever worth protecting.

More than 600 tribal health leaders are attending the 10th annual annual National Tribal Public Health Summit.

Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.

For current Medicare recipients, 'Medicare for All' really means 'Medicare for None.'

A panel of federal officials and tribal leaders will talk about the budgets for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.

The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.

A former Indian Health Service pediatrician who was convicted of sexual abuse and awaits trial on more charges continues to cause headaches for the beleaguered agency.

Sioux San employees and Rapid City Indian community members are in for another rollercoaster ride.

The Sogorea Te Land Trust is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.

For the thousands of migrants showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, health care is nearly impossible to afford.

Community members are calling for the ouster of the interim chief executive officer and the clinical director of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas.

Liquor sales have ended in Whiteclay, a town near the Pine Ridge Reservation. But the healing is only beginning.

The opioid crisis has hit Indian Country hard, with high rates of addiction, overdoses and deaths been seen across the nation.

'We did it,' Western Native Voice said after a bill to extend Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final hurdle.

Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?

A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.

From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.

Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.