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Filed Under: Health
Crushplate: 10 disturbing facts about Indian Country health (04/23)
The Crushplate blog uncovers 10 disturbing facts regarding the health of Native Americans.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Budget predictions at the Indian Health Service (04/23)
What does the Indian health system look like a year from now? What about in a decade?

Filed Under: Health | National
CDC reports show high death rates among Native Americans (04/22)
Death rates for Native Americans are nearly 50 percent greater than rates among non-Hispanic Whites, according to the CDC.

Filed Under: Health
Mississippi Choctaws on track to open health facility in 2015 (04/16)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians plans to open a new health facility in spring 2015.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns (04/11)
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving the Obama administration.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Mark Trahant: Dueling budget proposals impact Indian programs (04/09)
All you need to know about the November election is found in dueling documents: Paul Ryan’s budget and the House Democratic alternative.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
BIA and IHS hold another consultation on contract support costs (04/08)
The Obama administration has scheduled another tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs and has extended a deadline for comments on the matter.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native Republican in race for Arizona governor (04/08)
John Molina, a Native American who grew up in the tiny village of Guadalupe, has thrown his hat in to the Arizona gubernatorial race.

Filed Under: Politics
House Interior Appropriations panel to hear from Indian Country (04/07)
Dozens of tribal leaders and representatives of Indian organizations are on Capitol Hill this week to share their views on the federal government's budget.

Filed Under: Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on five bills (04/02)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon to consider five bills.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Congress passes renewal of Special Diabetes Program for Indians (04/02)
The National Indian Health Board said it will continue to press for a longer extension to the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.

Filed Under: Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (04/01)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing tomorrow.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House passes extension of Special Diabetes Program for Indians (03/28)
The House approved a one-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians on Thursday.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing on budget (03/26)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget request for Indian programs.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Affordable Care Act ought to be more transparent (03/26)
We are near another major deadline — March 31 — and some six months into the Affordable Care Act’s implementation and there is not one official scrap of information reporting how well Indian Country is being served.

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