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Trump administration continues to back Indian Health Service pick
Health | National | Politics
Trump administration continues to back Indian Health Service pick (February 15, 2018)
The nomination of Robert Weaver, a citizen of the Quapaw Tribe, to lead the Indian Health Service remains in limbo amid questions about his qualifications and his past.

Indian Health Service enters another year without permanent leader
Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service enters another year without permanent leader (January 25, 2018)
New leadership is coming to the Department of Health and Human Services but it's not for one of the most important positions in Indian Country.

Mary Annette Pember: Indian Health Service still lacks a permanent leader
Health | National | Politics
Mary Annette Pember: Indian Health Service still lacks a permanent leader (January 17, 2018)
President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Indian Health Service has left many wondering what qualifications the agency's director should meet.

Mark Trahant: What does it take to manage the Indian health care system?
Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: What does it take to manage the Indian health care system? (January 8, 2018)
What qualifications are needed to manage (and possibly reform?) the Indian health system?

Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
National | Politics | Trust
Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs (December 12, 2017)
A years-long effort by tribes is coming to fruition as the Trump administration prepares to return the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians to its familiar roots.

President Trump taps Bush-era official as Health and Human Services Secretary
Health | National | Politics
President Trump taps Bush-era official as Health and Human Services Secretary (November 13, 2017)
Alex Azar, a pharmaceutical executive, served in top leadership posts at the department in George W. Bush administration, an era of resistance to Indian health care.

Trump team pushes Senate to move on nominations at Department of the Interior
National | Politics
Trump team pushes Senate to move on nominations at Department of the Interior (October 26, 2017)
The Trump administration is sending a not-so-subtle message about the lack of confirmed officials at the Department of the Interior, including the top Indian Affairs position.

President Trump nominates Quapaw citizen Robert Weaver to lead Indian Health Service
Health | National | Politics
President Trump nominates Quapaw citizen Robert Weaver to lead Indian Health Service (October 9, 2017)
It's taken longer than expected but President Donald Trump is finally addressing the leadership void at the beleaguered Indian Health Service.

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