2010 Health and Welfare News Stories

• • Oglala Sioux face federal lawsuit at tough time. (Indian Country Today) 12/28/10

• • Study shows that half of all reservation crime is not prosecuted (Great Falls Tribune) 12/14/10

• • Center for Disease Control to participate in listening/learning session regarding Indian health issues (North Carolina Department of Administration) 12/08/10

• • MLPA attempts to ban traditional tribal gathering along north coast (Indybay.org) 12/06/10

• • American Indians cheated (again) through denial of worker' s compensation (uPublish.info) 12/01/10

• •High court declines to review uranium mining case (Law360) 11/15/10)

• • Native Hawaiians face harsh realities in state criminal justice system (Indian Country Today) 11/08/10

• • A face for the USDA in Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 101/24/10

• • New Mexico awards $2.2 million for tribal infrastructure improvements (The GovMonitor) 10/19/10

• • Tribal leaders tell feds road funding needs a fix (Bloomberg Businessweek) 10/15/10

• • Iowa panel crafts bill addressing American Indian parental rights (The Des Moines Register) 10/14/10

• • APRN: Supreme Court won't hear Alaska tribal adoption case (Indianz.com) 10/05/10

• • Workers Compensation owed to Native American miners (uPublish.info) 10/04/10

• • Roubideaux: IHS reform and the Aberdeen investigation (Indian Country Today) 10/01/10

• • Alaska tribal adoption case will not go to Supreme Court (Alaska Public Radio Network) 10/04/10

• • Foundations' investment in advocacy pays off, study shows (The Billings Gazette) 09/28/10

• • Walker River Paiute Tribe receives federal funding for diabetes program (RJG.com) 09/28/10

• • Obama administration supports tribe in ICWA case from Alaska (Indianz.com) 09/22/10

• • UNM studies uranium exposure in Navajo mothers and infants (Indian Country Today) 09/21/10

• • Legislation will bring clarity to the Indian Child Welfare Act if passed (Indian Country Today) 09/11/10

• • Arizona Indian tribe wins genetic piracy case against university scientists (NaturalNews.com) 09/09/10

• • Campaign seeks to make Plan B pill available through IHS (The Char-Koosta News) 08/26/10

• • Senator sees 'gross incompetence' in IHS office (Rapid City Journal) 08/25/10

• • Dakota's largest hospital system launches effort to help serve Native American reservations (The Washington Examiner) 08/12/10

• • Improved government diabetes help urged (Indian Country Today) 07/28/10

• • Homeless Native Americans get federal focus (Indian Country Today) 07/06/10

• • Senate panel investigates Indian health facilities (The Chicago Tribune) 06/30/10

• • Grant program focuses on family (Indian Country Today) 06/30/10

• • Senate passes Tribal Law and Order Act (Keloland.com) 06/24/10

• • Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves Indian housing bills (Indianz.com) 07/01/10

• • Kaiser studies youth obesity in N.W. tribes (The Columbian) 06/03/10

• • Funds will let Yurok Tribe provide child welfare services to members (Times-Standard) 05/27/10

• • Health reform's uncertainties are even bigger for Native Americans (Crosscut.com) 05/24/10

• • White House unveils childhood anti-obesity plan (Indian Country Today) 05/17/10

• • Federal Law protects rights of tribal children (Indian Country Today) 05/07/10

• • In White Earth, breaking the cycle of domestic violence (Minnesota Public Radio) 05/12/10

• • Native leaders target drug, alcohol deaths (The Chilkat Valley News) 05/06/10

• • Health risks high for urban Native women, survey finds (The Anchorage Daily News ) 05/05/10

• • Bill would help Native veterans seeking low-cost homes (The Cibola Beacon) 05/04/10

• • Indian agriculture summit planned (The Lahontan Valley Times) 05/01/10

• • Ads target meth use in Indian country (The Farmington Daily Times) 04/29/10

• • Ojibwe tribes seek to co-manage all norhtern Minn. lakes (The Worthington Daily Globe) 04/28/10

• • Supreme Court asks for DOJ views on Alaska ICWA case (Indianz.com) 04/26/10

• • Alaska Native ICWA case considered a petition to watch (Indianz.com) 04/20/10

• • Tester introdues bill to cut BIA out of home site leases (Indianz.com) 04/20/10

• • Tribal insurance issues are sent back to lower court, again (Indian Country Today) 04/12/10

• • Dissenting judge says decision puts Navajos health at risk (Indian Country Today) 04/09/10

• • Field hearing focuses on Indian housing, veterans issues (Indianz.com) 04/02/10

• • 'Tradition is prevention; culture is treatment' (Indian Country Today) 03/27/10

• • Health care reform signed into law (Indian Country Today) 03/26/10

• • Senate Indian Affairs Committee to conduct hearings on the preventable epidemic - Indian Youth Suicide (US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 03/25/10

• • Native American Diabetes rate (Indian Country Today) 03/23/10

• • Senate Indian Affairs hearing on law enforcement hiring (Indianz.com) 03/11/10

• • NAIHC asks for funds to be reinstated (Indian Country Today) 03/10/10

• • Combating childhood obesity in Indian Country (LetsMove.gov) 03/09/10

• • Official: tribal children need healthy families (The Washington Post) 03/09/10

• • AFC announces the availability of $42 million in competitive grant funding for Native American communties and organizations (www.acf.hhs.gov) 03/08/10

• • Justice Dept. sends interns to Four Corners to spread word about radiation exposure payments (The Denver Post) 03/09/10

• • Senate confirms Rosebud Sioux woman to HHS position (Indianz.com) 03/04/10

• • American Diabetes Association applauds Senate's efforts to reauthorize special diabetes program (Interest Alert) 03/03/10

• • Natives praise Throne Speech's attention to slain, missing aboriginal women (The Globe and Mail) 03/03/10

• • Indian housing money cut (Indian Country Today) 03/02/10

• • Supreme Court says tribal member can sue Polson doctor, clinic (Missoulian.com) 02/22/10

• • 10 tribes take initiative to control health destiny (Indian Country Today) 02/15/10

• • Child care relief for Native American families in Nevada (Indian Country Today) 02/09/10

• • Tribal officials go door to door to assess storm damage on Indian reservation (The Rapid City Journal) 02/03/10

• • Obama's budget for Indians would boost health, cut housing (The Great Falls Tribune) 02/07/10

? ? IGR committee supports position of Congress, administration to reauthorize Indian Health Care Improvement Act (The Navajo Nation ) 02/01/10

? ? Session will examine crime in Indian Country (Rapid City Journal) 02/01/10

• • In drug war, tribes feel invaded by both sides (The New York Times) 01/24/10

• • Steve Ortiz Elected Vice President of Area Inter-Tribal Health Board (Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation ) 01/12/10

• • Idaho tribe roots for passage of health overhaul (Northwest Public Radio) 01/05/10


Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.

At the time that these stories were indexed by the library, access to the stories was free. Links to news stories may not be functional over time; they may become broken as news agencies reorganize articles on their websites. However, links are not removed from our bulletin in the event that they assist you in finding the article at a later date. Contact NILL or your local librarian for help retrieving articles if links are broken.

Indian Law Bulletins are a current awareness service of the National Indian Law Library. The purpose of the Indian Law Bulletins is to provide succinct and timely information about new developments in Indian Law. See the "about" page for each bulletin for specific information on monitoring, content selection criteria, and timeliness of publication.


Search in the Bulletins:


Basic Search Help
Operators and More Search Help