indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Native American Bank - Native people investing in Native communities
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > Headlines

printer friendly version
HHS holds tribal consultation session in Denver
Wednesday, June 8, 2005

The Department of Health and Human Services is holding a consultation session with more than 100 tribal leaders in Denver, Colorado, today and tomorrow.

Representatives of 32 tribes from Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota will attend the two-day meeting. Among other issues, they will discuss diabetes, suicide, Medicare, Medicaid, obesity and substance abuse.

The third annual consultation gives tribes a chance to voice their complaints and air their concerns to federal and state health officials. HHS has been holding similar sessions across the country.

The meeting is being held in Denver at 888 19th Street in the Environmental Protection Agency's conference rooms on the second floor.

Budget Documents:
HHS Budget in Brief | HHS [from White House]

Relevant Links:
Indian Health Service - http://www.ihs.gov
National Indian Health Board - http://www.nihb.org

Related Stories:
HHS holds tribal consultation session in California (05/24)
HHS holds annual budget session with tribes (5/19)
House panel acts to restore Bush budget cuts (05/05)
Senator angles for better 'defense' on Bush budget (02/24)
Senators blast budget cuts to Indian programs (2/17)
IHS escapes Bush administration's chopping block (2/8)
Bush administration' new budget is 'tightest' so far (02/07)
Bush administration rolls out fiscal year 2006 budget (02/07)
NCAI's Hall pushes pro-Indian agenda in speech (02/04)
Bingaman asks HHS secretary to help urban Indians (02/03)
Bush cutting urban IHS facility in New Mexico (1/31)
IHS expands Gallup Indian Medical Center (12/02)
Jicarilla Apache Nation opens new health center (12/1)
Congress restores Bush's cuts to Indian programs (11/22)
IHS selects director for Oklahoma City area (11/19)
Report calls on U.S. to honor health care commitment (08/30)
IHS officials say Indians shortchanged billions (08/25)
National Indian Health Board holds conference (08/11)
Pember: Obesity threatening Indian Country (08/02)
Indian doctor dedicates life to combating diabetes (07/30)
Tribal centers participate in youth diabetes study (07/28)
Bush official pledges support for health care bill (07/22)
Medicare to allow some treatments for obesity (07/16)
Diabetes program reaches out to rural, elderly Navajos (06/07)
HHS says 41 million Americans at risk for diabetes (04/29)
Study documents urban Indian health disparities (04/21)
Diabetes and obesity ravage Native population (04/19)
Tribal colleges form network to combat diabetes (04/14)
Proposed boost in IHS budget rejected by Senate (03/12)
Report documents unmet needs in Indian Country (7/23)


Copyright 2000-2005 Indianz.Com
More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (12/22)
Tim Giago: Remember the victims of massacre at Wounded Knee (12/22)
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux teen serves as role model (12/22)
President Obama signs Grand Portage Band per capita bill into law (12/22)
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to Oklahoma (12/22)
Police officers in Rapid City defend fatal shooting of Native man (12/22)
Fatal Sisseton Wahpeton shootings blamed on domestic violence (12/22)
Some South Dakota tribes said to be interested in legal marijuana (12/22)
DOI orders leaders of Chippewa Cree Tribe to reinstate chairman (12/22)
Appeals court dismisses Schaghticoke Tribal Nation's land claim (12/22)
Opinion: Water deal is great for Hualapai Tribe but not for county (12/22)
Opinion: A solution for the Washington NFL team's racist mascot (12/22)
Oneida Nation plans to open $20M 'Wizard of Oz'-themed casino (12/22)
Bill to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino fails to clear Congress (12/22)
Opinion: Tribal and state governments should get out of casinos (12/22)
Editorial: Expansion of gaming pushed as quick fix for New York (12/22)
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge's David Michaud wins fighting match (12/19)
Mark Trahant: Old school budgets a better deal for Indian Country (12/19)
Ruth Hopkins: Boycott a repeat offender of cultural appropriation (12/19)
8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
Obama signs measure to extend VAWA tribal provision to Alaska (12/19)
Wyandotte Nation set to break ground on $1.4M cultural center (12/19)
Man from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe charged for cousin's murder (12/19)
Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe plan appeal of gaming land decision (12/19)
Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally (12/19)
Bear River Band hires tribal member as casino general manager (12/19)
Column: Poarch Creek gaming is only thing working in Alabama (12/19)
Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe inaugurates new leadership (12/18)
Walt Lamar: Cooperation helps address crime in Indian Country (12/18)
Brandon Ecoffey: Tournament shows hope of the Lakota people (12/18)
Editorial: Showing caution for marijuana sales in Indian Country (12/18)
Editorial: New York governor makes right call to outlaw fracking (12/18)
Fines for foes of Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (12/18)
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses (12/18)
Factions of Cayuga Nation in court over Class II gaming facility (12/18)
Deadline extended for commercial casino eyed by Quapaw Tribe (12/18)
Opinion: Another casino isn't answer to Connecticut's problems (12/18)
Native Sun News: Youth take on lead role in Dakota memorial ride (12/17)
more headlines...

Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.