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With a shortage of beds, oxygen and staff, the Navajo Nation can no longer depend on regional aid and is sending critical patients farther afield for health care.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
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Native leaders are keeping close watch on the Supreme Court battle over whether to repeal all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, a move many say could devastate health care in Indian Country.
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Officials from New Mexico are upset about the reduction in services at a hospital serving Pueblo and Navajo citizens.
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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could undo the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
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Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
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The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
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Joe Biden is the only choice for Indian Country this November, asserts a former official who served under numerous presidents.
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Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
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The PROGRESS Act, a bipartisan bill to improve tribal self-governance, has finally been signed into law.
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The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board will be providing services at a temporary location while construction of the $100 million Oyate Health Center is underway.
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The fate of the Indian health care system is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case where not even the Trump administration is defending the trust and treaty responsibility to tribes and their citizens.
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case seeking to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. What does that mean for tribes and their citizens?
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Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
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Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is taking aim at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Joe Biden. Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Joe Biden: “Native Americans have always honored their deep connection to the land and kept faith with the rich spiritual traditions and heritage of their ancestors, often in the face of policies and violence that sought to strip them of both.”
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“Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) as she highlighted the issues at stake with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
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Could Deb Haaland lead the Department of the Interior in a Joe Biden administration?
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The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act aims to remove barriers that Native Americans face in accessing public health data – something even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
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Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
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“I believe that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation would have dangerous implications for Indian Country,” said Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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A “life-changing” diabetes program for Indian Country will expire unless Congress takes action.
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Advocates says continuance of the Affordable Care Act is vital to the health of tribes in Montana.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has struck hardest at the poorest populations, including Native Americans.
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Hospitals are combating health disparities among Native Americans by teaching new mothers strong breastfeeding practices.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony on bills addressing Indian health and tribal lands.
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The U.S. House of Representatives considers S.209, the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act, also known as the PROGRESS Act, on September 21, 2020.
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Three tribal leaders and one federal official will testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.
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It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
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Laws in America are made up of property concerns and have had as their main agenda, the protection of property.