2004 Health & Welfare News Stories

• •First Nation lawsuit aims to force feds to improve housing (CBC Manitoba) 12/16/04

• •Study: Old military sites pose risk to tribes (Indianz.com) 11/29/04

• •Indian housing funds see no major increase (Indianz.com) 11/24/04

• •Michigan questions Utah tribe's planned clinic (Detroit Free Press) 11/24/04

• •Foster care goal: Cut American Indian totals (The Des Moines Register) 11/24/04

• •IHS selects director for Oklahoma City area (Indianz.com) 11/19/04

• •Study finds high infant mortality rate among Natives (Indianz.com) 11/10/04

• •Gila River Indian Community steps up attack on diabetes (The Arizona Republic) 11/09/04

• • Data shows little change in BIA jail population (Indianz.com) 11/08/04

• •Mohegans Create Workers Comp System (New London Day) 10/26/04 *requires sign on

• •Utah Native American nation to open Macomb clinic (The Detroit News) 10/15/04

• •American Indian summit aims to raise cancer awareness (Grand Forks Herald) 10/14/04

• •[Rosebud Sioux] Diabetes program honored (Rapid City Journal) 10/5/04

• •Kerry campaign promises Indian health care boost (Indianz.com) 9/29/04

• •Indian health bill passes committee (Fairbanks News-Miner) 9/24/04

• •Aboriginal heath care front and centre at summit (CBC Manitoba) 9/13/04

• •Tribe faces critical health care funding issues (The Newport News Times) 9/8/04

• •Fort Peck tribes make effort to streamline foster child care (Great Falls Tribune) 9/6/04

• •DST reps meet (Rapid City Journal) 9/3/04

• •Tribe to develop new clinic (The Spokane Journal of Business) 9/3/04

• • Howard Dean: The First Americans are Last in Health Care (Truthout.com) 8/30/04

• •Report calls on U.S. to honor health care commitment (Indianz.com) 8/30/04

• •Conference works to halt diabetes epidemic in Indians (Anchorage Daily News) 8/27/04

• •Tribal Conference: Indian health care funds short (The Billings Gazette) 8/25/04

• •HUD restricts Tulalips housing money (The Everett Herald) 8/25/04

• •Yaquis get home fix-up funds (The Tuscon Citizen) 8/24/04

• •Officials promise improvements for Navajo veterans (Farmington Daily Times) 8/25/04

• •Deal to Help Tribal Home Buyers (Billings Gazette) 8/18

• •Indian drug abuse labeled epidemic (Daily Oklahoman) 8/11

• •Secretary Thompson sees ‘tremendous needs’ on Navajo (Indian Country Today) 8/6

• •Federal housing funds restored (Farmington Daily Times) 8/6

• •Sacred smoke: The Rocky Boy's Reservation is turning to tradition to stop smoking (Great Falls Tribune) 8/3

• •Subsistence Food in Red Dog Area Again Called Safe (Anchorage Daily News) 07/30

• •Four Oregon Tribes Join Together to Help Members Find Housing (Statesman Journal) 07/30

• •New Wastewater Treatment Plant to Serve Seminole Tribe (Naples Daily News) 07/30

• • Partnership to Include Three Tribal Health Sites (newsok.com) 07/28

• •Treatment Plant Could Help Tribe, Prior Lake (Star Tribune) 07/28

• •Santa Ysabel Reservation to Get Electricity (North County Times) 07/27

• •Reservation Force Faces Big Losses (Rapid City Journal) 07/26

• •Fort Yates Police Overworked, Understaffed (Bismarck Tribune) 07/24

• • Bush Official Pledges Support for Health Care Bill (Indianz.com) 07/22

• •Tribe Hailed As Housing Leader (Bismarck Tribune) 07/21

• •Sentencing Disparity Blamed on Poverty (Argus Leader) 07/20

• •Navajo Seek Health Funds (Daily Times) 07/20

• •Optimism Rising in Guadalupe (Arizona Republic) 07/16

• •Medicare Changes Policy on Obesity (Washington Post) 07/15

• •Funds Support Health Programs (Press Enterprise) 07/15

• •Tribal Leaders Gather for Training (Rapid City Journal) 07/15

• •Tribe Breaks Ground for Homes (thesunlink.com) 07/14

• •BIA: Shiprock, Tohatchi Jails Among Worst (Daily Times) 07/08

• •Some Navajos May Get Cell Phones for $1 a Month (Daily Times) 07/08

• •Indian Jails a Disgrace, Report Says (Billings Gazette) 07/07

• •Alaska Chlamydia Rate Highest in Nation (Anchorage Daily News) 07/06

• •Law Working to Preserve Kids' Indian Heritage (newsok.com) 07/06

• •IHS Accepting Competitive Epidemiology Grant Applications (Indianz.com) 06/30

• •Village Digs in against a Fiery Foe (Anchorage Daily News) 06/30

• •Tribe Donates $1 Million for Fire Victims (North County Times) 06/18

• •Woman Makes History with Homeowner Loan on Native Land (Sioux City Journal) 06/15

• •Open Cells Featured in New Jail (Rapid City Joural) 06/10

• •Prisoners Get Better Health Care Than Native Americans (Gallup Independent) 06/08

• •Bioweapon Botulism Feared in Rez Animal Deaths (Gallup Independent) 06/08

• •Coeur d'Alene Tribe Launches Wireless Service (Indianz.com) 06/08

• •Crime Tracked on, off Reservations (yankton.net) 06/07

• •In Navajo Country, Horses and Gardens to Treat a Scourge (NYT) 06/06

• •House Subcommittee Boosts Funding for BIA and IHS (Indianz.com) 06/04

• •New Services Ready to Roll as Seneca Funds Pick Up (Indian Country Today) 05/28

• •Indian Givers (Phoenix New Times) 05/28

• •Harrah’s Donation Upgrades Technology at Cherokee Hospital (Smoky Mountain News) 05/26

• •Upper Sioux Gaining Ground in Western Minnesota Prairie (Grand Forks Herald) 05/25

• •Researcher Links Domestic Violence to Poverty (Native Times) 05/25

• •Foster Care Commission Seeks Tribal Inclusion (Indianz.com) 05/19

• •Senate Panel to Consider Health Self-governance Bill (Indianz.com) 05/19

• •Crow Housing Boom Expected (Billings Gazette) 05/19

• •Study Finds Alaska Native Youth at Risk for Asthma (Indianz.com) 05/17

• •'638' — Hospitals: Tuba City Just 1 Problem (Gallup Independent) 05/06

• •UNM Hospital Disputes Indian Care (Albuquerque Journal) 05/06

• •Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribe Says Donated Houses Have Lead, Asbestos (Bismarck Tribune) 05/06

• •Johnson Offers Amendment to Help Tribes Fight W. Nile (Rapid City Journal) 05/06

• •Blackfeet Tribe Designates King Ranch as New Home for White Buffalo (Golden Triangle News) 05/05

• •Loan Boosts Reservation Internet (Argus Leader) 05/05

• •Rise in Blood Pressure Among Children Cited (Washington Post) 05/04

• •Navajo Housing Decried (Arizona Republic) 05/04

• •Blackfeet Woman Catches Hantavirus (Billings Gazette) 05/04

• •Program Consolidates Services for Tribal Elderly (Rapid City Journal) 05/03

• •Minnesota AG Answers Questions Concerning Native Youth (Star Tribune) 05/02

• •Farmington Struggles with Civil Rights Issues (Albuquerque Journal) 05/01

• •Gov't Says 41 Million Have Pre-Diabetes (Washington Post) 04/29

• •Glacier Homeowners Move toward Mediation in Their Suit against HUD (Blackfeet Nation) (Glacier Reporter) 04/28

• •Nike Treads into Indian Health Issues (Monterey Herald) 04/26

• •Does the system take sides? (Daily Times) 04/25

• •Oglala Sioux Tribe Develops Plan to Fight West Nile (kotatv.com) 04/22

• •Study Finds Urban Indians in Poor Health (Billings Gazette) 04/21

• •Little Has Changed in Decaying Indian Jails (The Missoulian) 04/19

• •Aggressive Attack on Body-racking Disease (Daily Star) 04/19

• •Lumbee Housing Group Says Tribe Can't Have Money (Fayetteville Observer) 04/19

• •Critics Question Lumbee Apartment Plan (Fayetteville Observer) 04/16

• •A Wealth of Health Knowledge (Duluth Superior) 04/13

• •Tohono O'odham Indian Nation Overrun With Illegal Immigrants (foxnews.com) 04/13

• •Gallup at Core of Navajo Syphilis Surge (Gallup Independent) 04/12

• •Fallon Tribe Plans to Build Arsenic Plant (krnv.com) 04/12

• •Wi-Fi Program Links Sauk-Suiattle to High-speed Access, Wealth of Opportunities (Seattle Times) 04/12

• •Guest Opinion: Montana Must Eliminate Disparities in Health Care (Billings Gazette) 04/09

• •Violations Shut Down Reservation Head Start (Gallup Independent) 04/08

• •Report Finds Lax Safety Measures at BIA Schools (Indianz.com) 04/08

• •AIDS, Syphilis Outbreak on (Navajo) Rez (Gallup Independent) 04/06

• •Senate OKs Budget Boost for Indian Health Service (Argus Leader) 04/02

• •Advocates of Beer-free Whiteclay Aim to Seize Chance (Journal Star) 04/02

• •Minority Drivers Arrested, Searched More Often (Journal Star) 04/02

• •Forum Examines Juvenile Delinquency (Daily Times) 04/02

• •Domenici Seeks $6.5M to Expand Diabetes Program (Indianz.com) 04/01

• •Boxing Gym Connects with Navajos (Arizona Republic) 04/01

• •San Felipe Provides the Apprentices (Albuquerque Journal) 03/29

• •Tribes, HP Complete Wireless Network (Press Enterprise) * 03/25

• •A Tribe Caught in Middle (LA Times) * 03/21

• •Cocaine-addicted Baby Given Back to Mother on Indian Law (Dallas Morning News) * 03/20

• •Native Children Living in Poor, Single-parent Homes (Indianz.com) 03/19

• •Mashantucket Members Seek Tribal Unity (The Day) * 03/19

• •Urban Indians Face Health Disparities, Study Finds (Seattle Times) * 03/18

• •Sac and Fox Obtains $3.4 million to Help Replace Bridges (News-Star) 03/17

• •Tribe to Address Housing Woes (The Robesonian) 03/16

• •Browning Resident Single-handedly Tidies up Town (Great Falls Tribune) 03/14

• •Pokagon Development is Nearing Final Stages (South Bend Tribune) 03/14

• •Lumbees Complain about Set-up of Mobile Homes (Fayetteville Observer) 03/05

• •O'odham Solutions Elusive (Daily Star) 03/04

• •Tribes Take to Wireless Web (BBC) 03/03

• •Help Sought in Hoke Housing Probe (Fayetteville Observer) 03/02

• •HUD Program Aids Tribes (Washington Post) * 03/01

• •Housing Campaign Seeks to Build 100,000 Homes (Indianz.com) 02/27

• •Indian Housing Council Holding Legislative Conference (Indianz.com) 02/26

• •Jails Hold Natives Longest, Study Finds (Anchorage Daily News) * 02/25

• •Heart Disease & Cancer Mortality Lower for MI Native Americans (Battle Creek Enquirer) 02/25

• •Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Signs $26.5M Road Deal (Indianz.com) 02/24

• •CDC Documents Premature Deaths from Heart Disease (Indianz.com) 02/23

• •Ariz. Tribes Awarded More Than $8M for Housing (Indianz.com) 02/20

• •Tribes Request More Funding to Transportation Bill (Daily Times) 02/19

• •Tribal Leaders Focus on Suicide Problem (Santa Fe New Mexican) 02/18

• •Unique Alcohol Treatment Center to Rise on Rez (Gallup Independent) 02/17

• •Drinking Water Woes (The Desert Sun) 02/11

• •Panel Looks at Whiteclay Problems (Lincoln Journal Star) 02/10

• •CDC Calls Attention to Health Disparities in U.S. (Indianz.com) 02/09

• •Surgeon General Puts Emphasis on Prevention (Indianz.com) 02/05

• •Study of Indian Foster Care Considered (Rapid City Journal) 02/05

• •Bush Seeks $3 Billion for Indian Health Service (Indianz.com) 02/03

• •Daschle Criticizes Bush on Indian Health Funds (Indianz.com) 02/03

• •CDC: Smoking Rates Highest among Native Americans (Indianz.com) 02/02

• •Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Indian Culture (Seattle Times) 01/29

• •PUBLIC HEALTH: Suburban County State's Healthiest (Pioneer Press) 01/29

• •Graton Tribe Wins Hearing (Press Democrat) 01/27

• •Navajo Nation Cleaning up Storage Tank Sites (Indianz.com) 01/26

• •Judge Denies Lawsuit against HUD, Blackfeet Housing Authority (Great Falls Tribune) 01/23

• •Drinking Widespread, and Deadly, on Chemawa Campus (Oregonian) 01/22

• •Casinos Bring Benefits (Capital Times) 01/20

• •Ponca Tribe Promotes Foster Families (Journal Star) 01/20

• •Gunfire Brings FBI to Red Lake (Star Tribune) 01/15

• •Sound's Salmon Carry High PCB Levels: State Says Health Benefits of Eating the Fish Outweigh Risks (Post Intelligencer) 01/15

• •Indians Want Moratorium on Adoptions (Sioux City Journal) 01/13

• •The AIDS Time Bomb is Ticking on Reservations (Salt Lake Tribune) 01/11

• •Study Aims at Preventing Diabetes in American Indian Women (imdiversity.com) 01/06

 

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