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Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Indian Health Service Buy Indian Act
The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
A deadline is fast approaching for the Biden administration to live up to its promise to improve the federal government’s relationship with tribes and their citizens.
Joe Biden
Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Lakota Student
The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new initiative to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
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.
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.
5thcircuitcourtofappeals
A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
michaelweahkee
Michael Weahkee will be stepping down as director of the Indian Health Service on January 20.