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Lakota Country Times: Center debuts yoga classes on Rosebud Sioux Reservation Lakota Country Times: Center debuts yoga classes on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (11/23)
Several local residents were invited to celebrate a grand opening by participating in the very first yoga class at the Nape Woapiye Holistic Center.
Indian Health Service warns Nooksack Tribe about disenrollees Indian Health Service warns Nooksack Tribe about disenrollees (11/22)
Another federal agency is stepping in as the Washington tribe removes more than a third of its people from the rolls.
Mark Trahant: Funding Indian health in the era of Donald Trump Mark Trahant: Funding Indian health in the era of Donald Trump (11/21)
During the campaign, Donald Trump promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, including Medicaid expansion, but said there would be a replacement insurance program of some kind.
Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes (11/18)
Major hurdles include funding for Indian programs and understanding the incoming president's new leadership team.
André Cramblit: A new adventure at urban Indian health center André Cramblit: A new adventure at urban Indian health center (11/14)
'Find new ways you can help serve our people.'
Opinion: Fulfill promise to establish office for Indian men's health Opinion: Fulfill promise to establish office for Indian men's health (11/11)
Unfortunately, many critically needed sections of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act have yet to be realized.
Tribes working to protect Indian health with Donald Trump in office Tribes working to protect Indian health with Donald Trump in office (11/11)
Tribes are worried about losing a key Indian health care law with Republicans in control of Washington.
Vi Waln: More awareness of breast cancer needed in Indian Country Vi Waln: More awareness of breast cancer needed in Indian Country (11/04)
Out of all the different cancers our people are afflicted with, American Indian women are the most likely to die from breast cancer.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud citizen honored for health care efforts Lakota Country Times: Rosebud citizen honored for health care efforts (11/04)
Leon Leader Charge, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, was honored for his work in improving Indian health.
The Sioux Chef is on track to open indigenous restaurant in Minnesota in 2017 The Sioux Chef is on track to open indigenous restaurant in Minnesota in 2017 (10/27)
Sean Sherman raised nearly $149,000 -- the most ever for a restaurant campaign on Kickstarter.
Mark Trahant: Native candidates for Congress in final stretch Mark Trahant: Native candidates for Congress in final stretch (10/26)
Thirteen days and counting. And the election issue once again is the Affordable Care Act.
Cronkite News: Fighting the opioid epidemic in Indian Country Cronkite News: Fighting the opioid epidemic in Indian Country (10/25)
A crowded session at the National Congress of American Indians annual convention focused on opioid addiction.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe opens nursing home Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe opens nursing home (10/24)
The 60-bed, 55,000 square-foot facility is located on tribal land near Whiteclay, Nebraska.
Mary Annette Pember: First baby born at water protector camp Mary Annette Pember: First baby born at water protector camp (10/20)
'For Zintkala Mahpiya Wi Blackowl, Sky Bird Woman, the birth of her baby girl at one of the water protector camps in North Dakota was the ultimate act of resistance.'
Arne Vainio: Honoring unsung heroes in our throwaway society Arne Vainio: Honoring unsung heroes in our throwaway society (10/18)
The longer I’m in the doctor business, the more I realize true healing is love and forgiveness and redemption and hope.
Indian Health Service hires deputy medical officer in Great Plains Indian Health Service hires deputy medical officer in Great Plains (10/17)
The Indian Health Service continues to address quality of care issues in a troubled region of the country.
Mary Annette Pember: Kitchen serves the #NoDAPL movement Mary Annette Pember: Kitchen serves the #NoDAPL movement (10/17)
'People were busy cutting, chopping, washing, hauling, frying in an unending assembly line that dwarfed any powwow, ceremony or funeral feast ever seen.'
President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law (10/14)
More so than any other president, Barack Obama has maintained a strong connection with Native youth.
NCAI President: A 'terrible job' at health care for the first Americans NCAI President: A 'terrible job' at health care for the first Americans (10/14)
It's no secret that the Indian Health Service is woefully inadequate.
Jim Kent: Putting a stop to pollution of our waters and our lands Jim Kent: Putting a stop to pollution of our waters and our lands (10/12)
Widespread pollution - in spite of government agencies, environmental organizations and front-line activists – is still a global concern.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge school puts priority on health Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge school puts priority on health (10/12)
One school on the Pine Ridge Reservation is continuing its efforts to improve the learning environment of its students
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts nursing home Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts nursing home (10/11)
Sometimes on even the most broken battlefield, in even the most tortured reality, a flower blooms.
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe (10/10)
'We were used as lab rats to test the effects of the chemical on the body of Apaches.'
Investigation confirms problems at Indian Health Service facilities Investigation confirms problems at Indian Health Service facilities (10/07)
Patients are suffering and some are even dying at the agency that provides health care to tribal citizens.
Muscogee Nation lays off more than 100 health care employees Muscogee Nation lays off more than 100 health care employees (10/05)
A total of 123 workers were let go and 55 others were transferred elsewhere within the Oklahoma tribe.
Vi Waln: Prescription pills are destroying lives in Indian Country Vi Waln: Prescription pills are destroying lives in Indian Country (10/04)
Our children deserve to grow up in homes with adults who are sober and have clear minds.
Lakota Country Times: Uranium contaminates tribal water source Lakota Country Times: Uranium contaminates tribal water source (09/30)
Water in the Cheyenne River helps to irrigate field and provide water for livestock across Lakota Country.
Winona LaDuke: Indigenous leaders keep our food traditions alive Winona LaDuke: Indigenous leaders keep our food traditions alive (09/30)
'In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known as Terra Madre.'
Lakota Country Times: Clinic for Native veterans in South Dakota shut down Lakota Country Times: Clinic for Native veterans in South Dakota shut down (09/27)
Some Native veterans will be forced to take a long journey once health care services supported by the Veterans Administration on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation come to an end on October 1.
Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains (09/23)
Tribal leaders had complained about the prior person in the position.
Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemic Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemic (09/21)
'It doesn’t matter where you live – East Liverpool or Washington D.C., in rural or urban America or Indian country – nearly everyone has been touched by this national epidemic.'
Environmental Health News: Menominee Nation battles mining project Environmental Health News: Menominee Nation battles mining project (09/20)
Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an activist. But the two merged after a dream six years ago.
Indian Health Service awards large contract in Great Plains Area Indian Health Service awards large contract in Great Plains Area (09/20)
The contract is worth $6.8 million for one year but could be extended to five years for a total cost of $100 million.
Native Sun News Today: Urban Indians lose emergency services at Indian Health Service facility Native Sun News Today: Urban Indians lose emergency services at Indian Health Service facility (09/20)
For many Indians living in and around Rapid City, news that Indian Health Service would temporarily be closing their emergency room at Sioux San Hospital comes as a surprise.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting (09/19)
Bills to reform the Indian Health Service and improve economic development opportunities in Indian Country are on the agenda.

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