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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

Filed Under: Health
Cherokee Nation among seven tribes in IHS construction program (01/16)
The tribe will spend $53.1 million on a new hospital in Tahlequah.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Indian Health Services physician charged for child pornography (01/08)
Thomas Murray, 61, was employed at the Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Service Unit at Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Health | National
S.E. Ruckman: Series on Affordable Care Act and Indian Country (01/05)
An ordinary glance might see Chinle, Arizona as sparse and unyielding. But it is the site of a bona fide bonanza.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Old school budgets a better deal for Indian Country (12/19)
We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Politics | Trust
Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House passes $1.1T omnibus appropriations bill by narrow vote (12/12)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Politics
Lawmakers unveil massive appropriations bill to fund government (12/09)
The 1,603-page Omnibus Appropriations bill includes $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Tribes warned about misspending of federal health care money (12/08)
The Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a close look at tribal spending.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Sharlene Peone: IHS rations out health care to tribal members (12/02)
A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is fighting the Indian Health Service over an emergency room bill.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.

Filed Under: Education | Health | Politics
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (11/19)
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.

Filed Under: Health | National
MTPR: Native Americans urged to sign up for healthcare plans (11/18)
Native Americans who are eligible for the Indian Health Service are being encouraged to sign up for additional coverage at HealthCare.Gov.

Filed Under: Health | National
S.E. Ruckman: Series on health care law and Indian Country (11/17)
Taking a closer look at the Affordable Care Act and its impact in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | National
IHS still without a written policy on emergency contraception (11/13)
Coverage remains uneven more than a year after a verbal directive was issued.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Prepare for more budget cuts with Republicans (11/12)
The amount of money spent on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other programs, amounts to a tiny slice of federal spending.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.

Filed Under: National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (10/27)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian health system is on the ballot this election (10/06)
Even in Indian Country. If you look at funding prospects for the Indian health systems, then the Affordable Care Act is the only route that leads to more funding.

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