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• • Judge orders twin girls of O'odham father to be placed with other siblings (Arizona Daily Star) 12/7/06

• • Crow Tribe hosts anti-meth rally (Billings Gazette) 11/30/06

• • Ute homicide rate soars (Rocky Mountain News) 11/25/06

• • State tribe closes meth loophole (Oklahoman) 11/24/06

• • American Indians march for change in child welfare (Sioux City Journal) 11/23/06

• • Tribe gives $500,000 to Shakopee medical project (Star Tribune) 11/21/06

• • Havasupais gaining support in suit against ASU [Oneida Nation] (ASU Web Devil) 11/21/06

• • Mass. tribes seen lagging in income, healthcare (Boston Globe) 11/17/06

• • Tribe gives hospital $500,000 gift (Shakopee Valley News) 11/13/06

• • Indian women rally for and against abortion law (Rapid City Journal) 11/6/06

• • Intertribal walk focuses on health (Wichita Eagle) 11/3/06

• • St. Mary's gets grant from tribal community (Shakopee Valley News) 10/27/2006

• • Expert says past genocide linked to suicides in Native Americans (Spokesman Review) 10/25/2006

• • Violent wake-up call (Gallup Independent) 10/23/2006

• • Domestic violence against Native women rampant (Indian Country Today) 10/23/06

• • Alaska villagers living in bird flu's flight path (LA Times) 10/22/06

• • 'Alarming' highway death rates for B.C. First Nations (CBC News) 10/12/06

• • Oneidas seek to raise awareness of abuse (Green Bay Press Gazette) 10/9/06

• • White House hit over delays in health care and Cobell (Indianz.com) 10/5/06

• • Yankton Sioux fight to keep ER open (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 10/5/06

• • Tribal initiatives to promote mental health and prevent substance abuse and mental illness receive more than $49 million in FY 2006 SAMHSA [Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration] grants (prnewswire.com) 10/4/06

• • Domestic violence: Tribal leaders making strides to protect women (Missoulian) 10/1/06

• • Indians might get emergency housing (Argus Leader) 9/30/06

• • Fort Belknap fire over the weekend destroys duplex, displaces families (Great Falls Tribune) 9/29/06

• • Domestic violence: Silhouettes stand up for homicide victims (Missoulian) 9/26/06

• • Indian health bill's renewal still being diagnosed (Gallup Independent) 9/21/06

• • Bad River Band wants to determine its own water quality standards (Ironwood Daily Globe) 9/21/06

• • Health care concerns voiced (Daily Lobo) 9/12/06

• • Navy water desalination unit arrives to quench thirsts of Neah Bay (Peninsula Daily News) 9/12/06

• • Tribe gets grant to fight suicides (Rapid City Journal) 9/8/06

• • Emergency help sought for clinic (Bangor Daily News) 9/8/06

• • Haliwa-Saponi Tribe gets $772,000 grant from HUD (Henderson Daily Dispatch) 9/8/06

• • Harjo - Recess is over, but the games continue (Indian Country Today) 9/7/06

• • Tulalips' HUD troubles resolved (Everett Herald) 9/7/06

• • Navy water purification system headed soon to Neah Bay from California (Peninsula Daily News) 9/7/06

• • Aboriginal study to examine youth suicide on reserves (CBC) 8/31/06

• • Tribe opens wallet to fight disease (Native American Times) 8/25/06

• • Healthcare and the urban Indian (Native American Times) 8/23/06

• • Diabetes still rising among Indians (Oklahoma) 8/23/06

• • Substance options aid tribes (Arizona Republic) 8/23/06

• • Commissioner critical of indigent costs (Ruidoso News) 8/22/06

• • Tribes taking varying paths in war on meth (Palm Springs Desert Sun) 8/20/06

• • Flooding creates state of emergency across much of the Navajo Nation (Gallup Independent) 8/10/06

• • Wampanoag seek to resolve 'housing crisis' (Cape Cod Times) 8/9/06

• • Planned new health clinic will be vital to area tribes (Reno Gazette Journal) 7/26/06

• • Type 2 diabetes more dangerous to young (AP) 7/26/06

• • Senate committee restores funding to Indian housing council (Native American Times) 7/25/06

• • Tribes team up to fight diabetes with OU (Norman Transcript) 7/25/06

• • New tribal agency to aid needy clients (Riverside Press-Enterprise) 7/21/06

• • Project researches infant deaths (Rapid City Journal) 7/17/06

• • Congress, President still ignoring obligation to Indian health care (News Standard) 7/12/06

• • HUD [Dept. of Housing and Urban Development] releases block grants for tribal housing (Missoulian) 7/9/06

• • Opinion: INMED deserved better from Congress (Grand Forks Herald) 7/7/06

• • SCIA letter criticizes HUD Indian housing freeze (Indianz.com) 6/28/06

• • HUD freezes release of Indian housing aid (Anchorage Daily News) 6/30/06

• • Dentists group OK with aides in villages (Anchorage Daily News) 6/30/06

• • Bush administration withholds $300M from Indian housing (Indianz.com) 6/29/06

• • Feds plan to freeze tribal housing grant funds (Missoulian) 6/29/06

• • Tribe opens $17 million clinic (AP) 6/15/06

• • Many Indians in N.C get poor health care (AP) 6/7/06

• • Grant to help monitor Indians' pregnancies (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 6/5/06

• • Funding for Indian clinics restored (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 5/13/06

• • Tribe collects cancer data (Muskogee Phoenix) 5/10/06

• • Indian health officials organize to prevent cuts (Billings Gazette) 4/28/06

• • Indians left out of anti-meth bill (Albequerque Journal) 4/26/06

• • Tribal officials depict health crisis (Rapid City Journal) 4/19/06

• • Mich. American Indians sue over health (UPI) 4/10/06

• • Sewage spill cuts off water on reserve (CBC) 4/6/06

• • Bad medicine (Detroit Metro Times) 4/5/06

• • Tribal president proposes clinic (Rapid City Journal) 3/31/06

• • Tribe could still have clinic (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/28/06

• • Cuts target Native health clinics (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 3/28/06

• • Future hazy for Indian clinic (Deseret Morning News) 3/25/06

• • Lining up home loans (Denver Post) 3/17/06

• • Judge: Foxwoods Drug Discounts Are Legal (New London Day) 3/17/06

• • Auditor slams 'mismanagement' of native housing agency (CBC) 3/15/06

• • Fighting meth in Indian Country a top priority (Indianz.com) 3/7/06

• • Indian clinic's budget number being called, again (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 3/3/06

• • Minister vows to ensure safe water on reserves (CBC) 2/21/06

• • Budget menaces urban Indian clinics (Great Falls Tribune) 2/19/06

• • Wagner ER got help it needed (Argus Leader) 2/16/06

• • Tribe begins diabetes prevention program (Coos Bay World) 2/6/06

• • Wagner ER Survives Another Deadline (AP) 2/1/06

• • Number of HIV cases rises in S.D. (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 1/26/06

• • Yankton Sioux Tribe fears loss of emergency room (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 1/23/06

• • Assault alleged in tribal case (Billings Gazette) 1/20/06

• • Cow Creeks receive grant for diabetes prevention (News Review) 1/19/06

• • Tribe launches meth campaign (Great Falls Tribune) 1/12/06

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