The Self Determination Of Native Americans Hinges On This Supreme Court Case

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A case brought before the United States Supreme Court by three Native American women, who have been representing themselves, may decide the future of the 1975 Indian Self Determination Act. [...]

Help Three Native American Women Save Their Hospital

By Charmaine White Face, Popular Resistance. -

When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery. But when peoples’ lives are at stake, it is [...]

‘Trying To Teach Ourselves’ Deep-Rooted Knowledge

By Sydney Akridge, Indian Country Today. -

Cheryl Morales started the medicinal garden at the Aaniiih Nakoda College’s demonstration farm in 2010 with only four plants: yarrow, echinacea, plantain and liquorice root. After 10 years, the [...]

Indian Health Services Is Ill-Prepared For The Coronavirus Crisis

By Dr. Melissa Riley, -

Most Native Americans rely on Indian Health Services (IHS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), for their health-care needs. Since it was established in 1955, [...]

When Stereotyping Is A Screen For Genocide

By  Charmaine White Face, Popular Resistance. -

If you take out the words “tribal” and “Indian” all you have left are a group of patients fighting a federal government agency for the right to health care. That’s what stereotyping does. It [...]

Congress Is Starving The Indian Health Service

By Nick Martin, Splinter News. -

The Argus Leader published a massive series on Wednesday outlining the failures of the federally-funded Indian Health Service in South Dakota and the toll it’s taken on two tribes, the Rosebud [...]