2021 Health & Welfare News Stories

Doctrine of Discovery and its impact on American Indian and Alaska Native health care (Native News Online) 12/23/21

How the Native American population in the US increased 87% says more about whiteness than about demographics (The Conversation) 12/15/21

As COVID fueled the drug crisis, Native Americans hit worst (Minnesota Public Radio) 12/22/21

Chilocco Indian Agricultural School should remain 'a site of conscience' (KOSU) 12/21/21

Pascua Yaqui Tribe awarded grant to support domestic violence prosecution efforts (AZ Mirror) 12/21/21

Hope and resilience in action: Navajo Nation, Tuba City continue battle against COVID (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 12/21/21

Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States: Indian health care is a treaty right (Indianz) 12/20/21

Murder is third leading cause of death for Indigenous women (Albuquerque Journal) 12/16/21

Legal system fuels missing relative crisis (Indian Country Today) 12/11/21

BIA launches new missing and murdered Indigenous person's website dedicated to solving cases (Native News Online) 12/11/21

‘Beyond any touch of mercy’: Black and Indigenous maternal health in Minnesota (Insight News) 12/10/21

Bringing health equity to Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 12/9/21

'A place of padlocks and chamber pots': Repatriation discussions for the 126 Natives buried at the only government-run Native insane asylum (Native News Online) 12/9/21

Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (Indianz) 12/8/21

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announces more than $52 million to deliver equitable COVID-19 relief to tribal communities (Indian Country Today) 12/8/21

Colville mother's conviction raises justice issues facing Native women (Crosscut) 12/7/21

Nevada governor apologizes for state's role in forced assimilation of Native youth (Native News Online) 12/6/21

Washington task force on missing Indigenous people has big task ahead (The Seattle Times) 12/5/21

New Mexico aiming to consolidate MMIWR investigations (Indian Country Today) 11/30/21

A new documentary on the ‘Great Dying’ uncovers a tragic chapter in Indigenous history before the Pilgrims arrived (The Boston Globe) 11/24/21

Members of Mattaponi, Pamunkey Indian tribes allege racism, sexism in tribal leadership (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 11/24/21

UCSD recruits Native American med students to improve health equity among Indigenous peoples (KPBS) 11/24/21

Utah Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women task force hears about jurisdiction issues in first meeting (The Salt Lake Tribune) 11/24/21

IHS announces $46.4 million available for tribal behavioral health programs (Native News Online) 11/22/21

ICWA experts say state laws could protect Native families (Indian Country Today) 11/16/21

Little Shell Tribe opens health clinic in Montana (Indian Country Today) 11/16/21

Report: LGBTQ Native Americans face discrimination, healthcare disparities (Gay City News) 11/15/21

Joe Biden to protect Native site, boost safety (Indian Country Today) 11/15/21

President Biden issues executive order on crime and Missing or Murdered Indigenous People (Native News Online) 11/15/21

Deer examines violence against Native people (The Bowdoin Orient) 11/12/21

UArizona Health Sciences study identifies breast cancer treatment disparities among Native American, Indigenous women (Native News Online) 11/10/21

LGBTQ American Indians report high levels of depression and abuse, study finds (NBC News) 11/9/21

Justice delayed for murdered and missing Indigenous women (The Seattle Times) 11/9/21

Historic alliance is formed in pursuit of improved Native American healthcare (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 11/5/21

The health and history of Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 11/5/21

GAO tells feds to improve its response to the crisis of violence against Indigenous women (Aspen Public Radio) 11/4/21

School of Public Health spotlights generational trauma in Indigenous communities (The Johns Hopkins News-Letter) 10/30/21

Freedmen descendants hopeful for increased health care (Sequoyah County Times) 10/29/21

Here's how the UP's Debweyendan Indigenous Gardens build health, community, and food sovereignty (Second Wave Michigan) 10/28/21

IHS and VA renew partnership to improve health of Native veterans (Indianz) 10/27/21

Oregon’s senators call for federal investigation of Chemawa Indian School (The Oregonian Live) 10/27/21

Tribes want to stop jailing people for suicide attempts (Indian Country Today) 10/26/21

Data genocide: The state of New York neglects to count Native Americans in COVID data (Native News Online) 10/25/21

Survivors see a link between Indigenous boarding schools’ harsh discipline and later domestic violence (The Salt Lake Tribune) 10/25/21

Good Medicine, Part 3: Tribal health networks disseminate traditional knowledge across communities (Native News Online) 10/22/21

Good Medicine, Part 2: California Native health center prioritizes cultural connection despite pandemic obstacles (Native News Online) 10/21/21

Good Medicine, Part 1: The Native American Community Clinic integrates Western and Indigenous traditional healing models to foster community resiliency (Native News Online) 10/21/21

‘We don’t exist out here’ without subsistence (Indian Country Today) 10/19/21

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic deploys LightStrike germ-zapping robots (Indian Country Today) 10/18/21

Local tribal council member joining new federal advisory committee for Indigenous veteran outreach (Montana Public Radio) 10/12/21

After denying care to Black Natives, Indian Health Service reverses policy (The New York Times) 10/8/21

The Indian Child Welfare Act faces its biggest challenge yet (NPR) 10/7/21

Another 'other' category for Native COVID-19 data (Indian Country Today) 10/6/21

Activists call on Department of Justice to drop charges against incarcerated Native sexual and domestic violence survivor Maddesyn George (Indian Country Today) 10/6/21

Two national American Indian organizations message to Senate on reauthorization of VAWA: "We cannot afford to wait" (Native News Online) 10/6/21

National speaker to offer tools for better understanding Native American traumas (The Durango Herald) 10/5/21

NYU, University of Waikato receive Mellon Foundation grant to protect Indigenous knowledge and data (Mirage News) 10/5/21

‘No fish means no food’: how Yurok women are fighting for their tribe’s nutritional health (The Guardian) 10/4/21

FCC proposes update to help tribal libraries obtain internet services (Farmington Daily-Times) 10/4/21

Census fails to include Native American data in new poverty, income and health insurance reports (Tribal Business News) 10/4/21

New California law aims to help more Black and Indigenous people survive childbirth (KQED) 10/4/21

Oklahoma State University to develop Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (Tribal Business News) 10/4/21

Leading the way in vaccinations, Grand Traverse Band still aims higher (Leelanau Ticker) 9/27/21

'The first step is to understand what's there' -- Albuquerque mayor announces search for missing Indigenous children's remains (Native News Online) 9/27/21

Navajo Nation continues advocating for water and power for Navajo families residing in Westwater Subdivision (Indian Country Today) 9/24/21

Trauma in Native American communities plays role in child sexual abuse, experts say (Indianz) 9/23/21

Housing Authority of Cherokee Nation providing emergency rental assistance program available across Oklahoma, parts of Arkansas and Kansas (Indian Country Today) 9/22/21

University of Hawaii to receive $1 million for indigenous health center (Pacific Business News) 9/22/21

Oklahoma organizations, foster families react to developments in review of Indian Child Welfare Act (The Norman Transcript) 9/21/21

StrongHearts opens Sault office to help Michigan Native victim-survivors (The Sault News) 9/21/21

Two Oregon tribes chosen for federal crime data-sharing program (Jefferson Public Radio) 9/20/21

In 'This Land,' a custody tribal over Native children heads to the Supreme Court (WBUR) 9/14/21

Stronghearts Native Helpline releases one year sexual violence advocacy report (Native News Online) 9/13/21

Chair Grijalva introduces the Urban Indian Health Confer Act to create parity for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban areas (Natural Resources Committee) 9/13/21

How Texas abortion law is undermining Native American women's reproductive justice (NBC) 9/4/21

WSU nabs $250,000 grant for Indigenous-developed and -instructed clinical simulation space (The Wenatchee World) 9/2/21

Oregon’s first tribal- and artist- preference housing nearly complete (Indian Country Today) 9/1/21

Federal court affirms health care as treaty right (Indian Country Today) 9/1/21

Native American tribes enforce mask mandates regardless of state bans (The Guardian) 8/31/21

AUG 27, 2021 Federal Communications Commission announces nearly $42 million in new COVID-19 Telehealth Program awards to health care providers in every state and territory (Indian Country Today) 8/27/21

Non-profits, tribes, and other rural-serving groups can now apply for federal Emergency Rural Health Care Funds (The Oneida Daily Dispatch) 8/26/21

Indigenous food systems prove highly resilient during COVID-19 (International Institute for Environment and Development) 8/26/21

Appeals court rules 'government must do better' on Rosebud health care (Argus Leader) 8/25/21

Tlingit & Haida granted 2.5 GHz wireless spectrum license (Indianz) 8/24/21

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition presses for trauma-informed resources for boarding school survivors (Indian Country Today) 8/23/21

Season 2 of 'This Land' uncovers rightwing efforts to dismantle the Indian Child Welfare Act (Nativ News Online) 8/23/21

Cherokee Nation supporting public schools by donating Cherokee-made masks to any district in reservation that requires face covers (Indian Country Today) 8/20/21

Bringing the battle NEAR: New WSU-led project to combat dementia in Native, Pacific Islander communities (The Spokesman-Review) 8/20/21

Indian Health Service awards $25 million for 14 tribal health facilities (Indian Country Today) 8/20/21

Cherokee Nation to offer additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine for those with weakened immune systems (Indian Country Today) 8/19/21

Colorado governor rescinds a piece of anti-Natvie American language from state law (NPR) 8/18/21

Health professionals declare Line 3 a public health crisis (Indian Country Today) 8/18/21

Decolonizing diets: Indigenous chef to lead virtual discussion Aug. 24 (Eagle News Online) 8/17/21

Native American population jumps to largest size in modern history (Axios) 8/13/21

Native Hawaiian health centers to receive $20M in federal aid (Pacific Business News) 8/13/21

Winding road leads Alaska Native to direct Native American health project at UNMC (Omaha World-Herald) 8/12/21

A proposed federal law could lower the barrier between Native Hawaiians and homeownership (Native News Online) 8/11/21

'A national disgrace': Years after promised reforms, people keep dying at federal tribal jails (NPR) 8/6/21

King County to pay $1.5 million in 2016 shooting death of pregnant Muckleshoot mother Renee Davis (The Seattle Times) 8/4/21

Cherokee Nation sees surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations, 90 percent of new cases among unvaccinated patients (Indian Country Today) 8/4/21

NDN Collective sends memo re: Link between Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives, climate crisis to Biden administration (Indian Country Today) 8/4/21

Calls to search for remains at former boarding schools (Indian Country Today) 8/4/21

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation honors medical school students during White Coat Ceremony (Indian Country Today) 8/3/21

Indian Health Service announces new chief medical officer (Indian Country Today) 8/3/21

Lummi Nation reimagines foster care for Indigenous families (Crosscut) 8/2/21

Health care coverage improves in Indian Country amid toll of COVID-19 (Indianz) 7/22/21

Fort Peck tribes declare emergency to push for proper dental care (Helena Indepedent Record) 7/22/21

Rapid City police officer let go after racially profiling Native Americans (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 7/22/21

Oregon expands dental therapy statewide (Indian Country Today) 7/21/21

Yurok Tribal Court, Sovereign Bodies Institute release progress report on MMIWG2 project (Indian Country Today) 7/20/21

Lakota youth return home after more than a century away at Indian boarding school (Indianz) 7/20/21

Yurok Tribe opposes sweetheart settlement for Sackler family, Purdue Pharma (Indian Country Today) 7/19/21

National Council of Urban Indian Health Vice President to testify at Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on urban Indian organizations facilities bill (Indian Country Today) 7/13/21

Arizona hospitals collaborate to fight maternal mortality (Indian Country Today) 7/12/21

A federal probe into Indian boarding school gravesites seeks to bring healing (NPR) 7/11/21

After two painful losses, a Riverton woman has become a key voice in Wyoming’s missing and murdered Indigenous persons movement (Douglas Budget) 7/11/21

UNO experts: Federal policy has failed to protect Indigenous women (The Omaha Daily Record) 7/8/21

Minnesota forms nation’s first state office on missing, murdered Indigenous people (Minnesota Public Radio) 7/6/21

First Indigenous woman appointed to Calif. commission advocating for women and girls (The Sacramento Bee) 7/6/21

Nevada Indian Commission preparing for possible federal review of the Stewart Indian School (Reno Gazette Journal) 7/5/21

National investigation of Native American boarding schools hits home in Michigan (WDET) 6/30/21

Sex trafficking sting nets 2 more Enbridge workers (Indian Country Today) 6/30/21

Training the next generation of Indigenous data scientists (The New York Times) 6/29/21

Little Shell Tribe announces program to provide healthy food for tribal members (Montana Public Radio) 6/29/21

After graves were discovered at residential schools in Canada, Catholic churches are burning down (Native News Online) 6/27/21

Native Hawaiian health care systems, Papa Ola Lōkahi set to receive $18 million (Maui Now) 6/25/21

Secretary Haaland announces federal Indian boarding school initiative (Department of the Interior) 6/22/21

‘Facing atrocities head-on’: Tribal leaders support Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s decision to investigate Native American boarding schools (The Spokesman-Review) 6/22/21

There are many unmarked graves of Indigenous kids at US boarding schools too (Vice) 6/21/21

Sec. Deb Haaland to announce next steps to address legacy of Indian boarding schools (Native News Online) 6/21/21

New wellness center aims to provide rounded health care for Fort Peck Tribes (Montana Public Radio) 6/17/21

Number of Navajo virus deaths likely undercounted (Santa Fe New Mexican) 6/12/21

‘Our whole mission is Indigenous education and Indigenous food access’: A Q&A with owners of Owamni by The Sioux Chef (MinnPost) 6/11/21

Opinion: Deb Haaland: My grandparents were stolen from their families as children. We must learn about this history. (The Washington Post) 6/11/21

Indian Affairs promised to reform tribal jails. We found death, neglect and disrepair (NPR) 6/10/21

Muscogee Nation considering buying Cancer Treatment Centers of America hospital in Tulsa (Tulsa World) 6/10/21

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center reports no new and no active COVID-19 cases (Indian Country Today) 6/7/21

'We won't forget about the children' (Indian Country Today) 6/6/21

Northern Cheyenne nonprofit builds gardens to fight hunger (Billings Gazette) 6/6/21

Tackling tribal connectivity: NAU scientist Vigil-Hayes developing broadband solutions for rural areas (Arizona Daily Sun) 6/4/21

NCAI weighs in on discovery of remains of 215 children at Indian residential school in Canada (Native News Online) 6/3/21

Native Americans most likely to die from police shootings, families who lost loved ones weigh in (WUWM - NPR) 6/2/21

San Carlos Apache Tribe nearly halts spread of coronavirus (The Bismarck Tribune) 5/31/21

Vaccine information available in Native languages (Peninsula Clarion) 5/31/21

Washington State Patrol releases latest list of missing Indigenous people (Yakima Herald) 5/28/21

Indigenous healthcare professional and student discuss their journeys in the healthcare field (The Daily Northwestern) 5/26/21

The fight for racial justice in Montana, one year out (High Country News) 5/26/21

Bipartisan bill brings long-overdue boost to urban Indian health providers (Indianz) 5/25/21

Racial disparities persist in vaccinations (Indian Country Today) 5/24/21

Health care is paid for with treaty land… and then some (Indianz) 5/24/21

Protocol will help guide Indigenous knowledges and data collecting, sharing, interpretation and storage (Turtle Island News) 5/24/21

The Lakota are building an equitable food future for their tribe (Dothan Eagle) 5/24/21

ICWA: Reclaiming Indigenous identity (Indian Country Today) 5/19/21

Tribes need better broadband (Indian Country Today) 5/18/21

Leading research project on Indigenous-led responses to COVID-19 presents an international virtual gathering (Indian Country Today) 5/18/21

Oregon tribal judge acquits 17 of COVID-19 violations, ruling gathering was culturally essential (Oregon Live) 5/17/21

Vaccinating Native youth (Indian Country News) 5/17/21

The everyday violence of Indian Country’s ‘bordertowns’ (High Country News) 5/12/21

Foster families in need for Cherokee youth (Indianz) 5/10/21

Native News Online MMIW live stream panelists cite reasons for ongoing problem (Native News Online) 5/6/21

Surviving multiple pandemics in Native American communities (Indian Country Today) 5/5/21

Tribes unveil landmark missing and murdered Indigenous person response (High Country News) 5/5/21

Pueblo, Indian Health Service reach hospital agreement (Indian Country Today) 4/29/21

Federal partners, tribal leaders, Native youth carry messages of resiliency, overcoming COVID-19 trauma at National Tribal Public Health Summit (Indian Country Today) 4/28/21

Natives have the highest rate of death by cops (Indianz) 4/28/21

Zoom Training: Passamaquoddy Indian Township hosts VAWA training (Turtle Talk)

Webinar: Virginia Department of Health: Engaging American Indian/Alaska Native/Indigenous Communities to Build Vaccine Confidence” (VDH Zoom Registration)

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi opens Mshkiki Community Clinic (Indian Country Today) 4/27/21

The Navajo Nation junk food tax and the path to food sovereignty (World Health) 4/26/21

Trio of bills addressing missing, murdered Indigenous people crisis signed into law (Montana Public Radio) 4/23/21

Concrete lessons: Policies and practices affecting the impact of COVID-19 for urban Indigenous communities in the United States and Canada (Frontiers in Sociology) 4/23/21

Marshall Project and NPR on how Alaska OCS stole millions from Alaska Native foster kids (The Marshall Project) 4/22/21

Oklahoma seeks coordination on Indigenous peoples cold cases (Red Lake Nation News) 4/22/21

Clean Hands Project helps fight the spread of COVID-19 on Navajo Nation (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 4/20/21

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health breaks ground on new behavioral health facility (Indian Country Today) 4/19/21

Applied Behavior Analysis is abusive to Native children (Indian Country Today) 4/18/21

Mobile vaccination buses hit the road on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (Native News Online) 4/16/21

Oklahoma health professionals share perspectives on being Indigenous (The Oklahoman) 4/15/21

Wisconsin tribes combat diabetes by returning to tradition (Wisconsin Business) 4/15/21

What to do about the disproportionately increased risk of non-hemorrhagic stroke in Native Americans (Neurology Today) 4/15/21

How Blackfeet Nation vaccinated so many so quickly (Montana Public Radio) 4/15/21

University of South Dakota: ICWA Educational Zoom Confererence (Turtle Talk)

National Council of Urban Indian Health and Native American Lifelines announce DMV vaccines for Natives (Red Lake Nation News) 4/13/21

Inland Empire tribal leaders blast federal rule that could undercut American Indian health care (The Orange County Register) 4/12/21

$8.5B for IHS in Joe Biden's budget (Indian Country Today) 4/9/21

Changing the constitutionality of the ICWA (Lakota Times) 4/8/21

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issues en banc decision in Brackeen v. Haaland — formerly Brackeen v. Bernhardt (Indian Country Today) 4/7/21

Brackeen decision summary (Turtle Talk) 4/7/21

Managing chronic kidney disease: Life saving technology learned from Native Americans (Becker's Hospital Review) 4/7/21

Indian Health Service acting director visits Montana tribes to encourage vaccinations (Missoulian) 4/7/21

Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma Air National Guard break ground on housing addition for Cherokee veterans in Tahlequah (Indian Country Today) 4/6/21

Northern Az tribes and community healthcare providers receive millions from Feds rescue plan (Arizona Daily Sun) 4/6/21

Federal VAWA reauthorization enhances what Cherokee Nation does to make women and families safer (Indianz) 4/5/21

Native people 'lead the way' on COVID-19 vaccinations (Indianz) 3/30/21

Sinema, Kelly announce $450 million in housing grants for Native communities (Indian Country Today) 3/26/21

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe ends COVID-19 checkpoints (Rapid City Journal) 3/25/21

Mohave County, Navajo officials push to broaden ‘downwinder’ coverage (Cronike News - Arizona PBS) 3/24/21

MSU law professor argues ICWA case before the Colorado Supreme Court (MSU Today) 3/23/21

Six ICWA/MIFPA cases in three months in Michigan (Turtle Talk) 3/23/21

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi partners with organizations for mass vaccination of Native Americans and other Native groups in Indiana (Indian Country Today) 3/22/21

House votes to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, commits to safety for Native women (Native News Online) 3/17/21

Washington State Attorney General Ferguson, Health Care Authority join Swinomish Indian Tribal Community to push for Medicaid funding for Dental Health Aide Therapists (Indian Country Today) 3/15/21

Indian Health Service receives $6.1 billion in COVID-19 relief (Albuquerque Journal) 3/13/21

The Navajo Nation took a hard stance against COVID-19, experts say it worked (Fronteras) 3/12/21

Tribes line up to oppose cuts of tribal health positions in state health department (Ravalli Republic) 3/11/21

Conversation with Arlando Teller about transportation in tribal lands (Arizona Public Media) 3/9/21

Tribes worry Line 5 tunnel construction could bring sex trafficking, violence to Native communities (Patch) 3/8/21

COVID-19 vaccine rollout across AZ tribal lands (Arizona Public Media) 3/8/21

State of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department congratulates the Pueblo of Jemez as broadband internet goes live (Indian Country Today) 3/5/21

Western Native Voice and We Are Montana announce $15,000 in healthcare scholarships (Indian Country Today) 3/4/21

Structural barriers to tribal revenues leave Indian Country vulnerable to COVID-19 pandemic (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) 3/4/21

‘Tiny homes’ address pandemic, housing on Navajo, Apache land (Albuquerque Journal) 3/3/21

Scholars confront clergy sexual abuse in Native American communities (Fordham News) 3/3/21

'We're born Indian and we die white': Indigenous leaders in California fear COVID deaths are going undercounted (USA Today) 2/27/21

UMN researcher collaborates with American Indian tribes working toward smoking cessation (The Minnesota Daily) 2/25/21

NM’s health exchange reaches out to tribal communities (Navajo Times) 2/25/21

Bipartisan bill renews effort to strengthen Tribal transportation infrastructure (Indian Country Today) 2/24/21

Eugene-area Indigenous people soon will have a Coquille Indian Tribe medical clinic (The Register-Guard) 2/24/21

Indigenous health first (Indian Country Today) 2/22/21

Spurred by pandemic, Little Shell Tribe fast-tracks its health service debut (Montana Public Radio) 2/22/21

First Oregon missing and murdered Indigenous persons report released (The Oregonian) 2/21/21

Leaving no Native child behind: State proposal strengthens Indian Child Welfare Act (Navajo Times) 2/18/21

Tribes embrace vaccine, virus containment measures (Indian Country Today) 2/17/21

OU's Women's and Gender Studies hosts Q&A on missing, murdered Indigenous women (OU Daily) 2/16/21

Effort to reshape response to reports of missing and murdered Indigenous people underway in 3 Alaska communities (Anchorage Daily News) 2/12/21

New NTUA fiber line will increase internet capacity for Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, local schools, and businesses (Indian Country Today) 2/11/21

Arapahoe County agency did not comply with federal American Indian child adoption law, court finds (Colorado Politics) 2/9/21

Bill to keep Native children within their community receives bipartisan support (New Mexico Political Report) 2/8/21

Tribal communities in Michigan struggle to get justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous people (Traverse City Record Eagle) 2/8/21

ACLU of North Dakota files Amicus Brief urging court to affirm rural roads are traditional public forums (Indian Country Today) 2/5/21

Native American organization wants agreement with Spokane Police renewed – and honored (The Spokesman-Review) 2/4/21

Bridging the digital divide in Indian Country (High Country News) 2/4/21

Using New Markets Tax Credits to build a home for healing for the Coquille Indian Tribe (Stanford Social Innovation Review) 2/2/21

How a Native American COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a model for community-centered approaches (The Seattle Times) 2/1/21

Report: First ever national data regarding Native peoples' perspectives toward COVID-19 vaccine (Indian Country Today) 2/1/21

Indigenous food systems are at the heart of resilience (International Fund for Agricultural Development) 2/1/21

Northwest Alaska health provider cleared to serve seal oil to elders (Alaska Public Media) 2/1/21

Minnesota MMIW report confirms disproportionate rates of violence against Native women, girls (Red Lake Nation News) 1/29/21

Pueblo sues feds over hospital service (Indian Country Today) 1/29/21

Building Indigenous power and investing in Indigenous self-determination (Stanford Social Innovation Review) 1/28/21

Pascua Yaqui Tribe to build 50 new homes with record-setting Low Income Housing Tax Credit award (Indian Country Today) 1/26/21

Facing uncertainty, Wisconsin tribe switches to Indian Health Service for vaccine shipments (Wisconsin Public Radio) 1/25/21

Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Taskforce SB 4 passes Montana Senate (Indian Country Today) 1/22/21

Indigenous nonprofit turns to caring for Native elders in Utah (Indian Country Today) 1/18/21

California Truth, Healing Council begins historic work (Indian Country Today) 1/15/21

Federal funding could provide a billion dollar boost to tribal broadband infrastructure (Montana Public Radio) 1/14/21

How a farm in South King County may hold seeds of hope for homeless Native Americans (Seattle Times) 1/12/21

Four California tribes voice urgent concerns about the Humboldt child welfare system (Indian Country Today) 1/8/21

Northern Arizona University report finds Community Health Reps, who provide critical services to Native Americans, need more support (Indian Country Today) 1/7/21

Congress renews Special Diabetes Program to address Native health issues (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 1/5/2021

Vaccine trials' fast rollout reveals distrust (Indian Country Today) 1/4/2021

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