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Cherokee Nation Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.

Cherokee Nation We must continue to make it a priority for health care to be universally accessible for our citizens.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.
nativeamericacalling nac Medically assisted treatment remains one of the standards for opioid treatment and a public benefit corporation is working with tribes to build a model of equitable options for Native people.


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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.

Water Warriors United
An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.

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Indian Country is strongest when we work together.

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In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
Federal officials and Indian Country leaders are testifying about Indian health and Native youth legislation.

Diné College
“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.

Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a rise in COVID-19 cases as a highly contagious virus starts to take hold, including in Indian Country.

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Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.

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Spring and early summer means many Native communities are celebrating the cultural and culinary significance of strawberries.

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Alaska Native corporations will finally be able to receive COVID-19 funds after the nation’s highest court ruled in their favor in one of the most heated Indian law and policy disputes in decades.

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The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation on June 25, 2021.

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Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.

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A self-determination dispute at an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota has come to an end.

Shaandiin Parrish
The Navajo Nation has yet to record a single case of the Delta variant of COVID-19, but tribal citizens are being told to keep up their guard.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.

U.S. Supreme Court
Tribes and their advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after the nation’s highest court protected a key Indian health care law from a Republican attack.

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A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Warm Springs Reservation
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at infrastructure in Native communities.

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Native American colon cancer rates are higher than the population as a whole.

Santa Rosa Day School
Schools, hospitals and other facilities in Indian Country need billons of dollars in investments.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.

COVID-19 Indigenous Investigative Collective
Native deaths from COVID-19 are already disproportionately higher than the rest of the population.

Supai Grand Canyon
After hitting a 40-year low in the pandemic year of 2020, national park visitors – and their dollars – are steadily returning.

COVID-19 Press Briefing June 8, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the ‘Delta’ COVID-19 variant during a White House press briefing.

Drusilla Hobbs
COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of the population by July 4.

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Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.

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It’s a big day for Bryan Newland, who has been nominated to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Joe Biden administration.

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Native health officials say information is key to improving men’s health.

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“These investments will help many Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian communities gain long overdue access to life-saving technologies, economic opportunities, remote learning and countless other benefits,” said Secretary Raimondo.

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“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.

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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.

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The Northern Cheyenne Nation appears to be winning the war against COVID-19, though the battle took its toll on 57 citizens who lost their lives.