tag: urban indians

Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
'Farmington is on Indian Land'
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
Federal officials and Indian Country leaders are testifying about Indian health and Native youth legislation.
Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Albuquerque Indian School
Officials in New Mexico’s largest city plan to work with tribal and Native leaders following the disappearance of a plaque commemorating the burials of Indian boarding school students.
Donna Gilbert, Julie Mohney and Charmaine White Face
A self-determination dispute at an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota has come to an end.
okcic
As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
charmainewhiteface
When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery.
reneesanssouci
Family members shared memories and stories of their lost loved ones as the nation observed a day of awareness for missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
mildredquaemptsmerlekirk
The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
marchforourlives
America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
brianschatz
• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
ihs
The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
ihs
Despite successful vaccine roll-outs by many tribes, some Native people living in urban areas are finding access to the vaccine elusive.
mariecrabb
For years, candidate Marie Crabb has claimed to be Mescalero Apache. Those claims cannot be verified.
georgenelouis
Tribal nations are lining up behind a Pueblo woman in a crowded field of candidates for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
missshoshonebannockihs
The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
virginiahedrick
The coronavirus pandemic has led to rising rates of domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health problems and food insecurity among Native people in California.
christophercarrillo
From virtual consultations to mobile testing, COVID-19 has changed the way organizations provide HIV/AIDS services.
jordanmariedaniel
The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
ncaiwellnesswalk
A program that has reduced diabetes in Indian Country has been extended for another three years, resulting in a lifetime in the age of COVID-19.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
nativehealthcovid19vaccine
Native communities are strong and resilient. Together, we will get through this.
soosandrive
A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
ihscovid19vaccine
Indian Country is receiving a new COVID-19 vaccine but the vast majority of tribal citizens will have to wait before they can be protected from a disease that continues to ravage their communities.
charmainewhiteface
Is this the same-ole same-ole by the federal government that the U. S. Constitution and the law doesn’t matter if it only affects American Indians?
mgizi
MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
eaglestaff
As they have for the past 17 years, Native men and women stood atop a windswept hill overlooking the Missouri River. They prayed for the Native children lost to the state welfare system.
urbannativecentersiouxcity
The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
dine4biden
For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
phoenixindianmedicalcenter
The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
campmniluzahan
Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
oyatehealthcenter
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.
supremecourt
The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
indigenouspeoplesday
A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.