Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses the importance of National Native American Heritage Month to honor American Indians and Alaska Natives
A panel of Native Americans held an important discussion during Native American Awareness Week about all the things people always wanted to know
The Ho-Chunk Nations plan to start a bison farm at the site of a former Baraboo, Wisconsin weapons plant has ended after 13 years. The decision comes after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) decided not to take ownership of a 1,500-acres of the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant on behalf of the Ho-Chunk Nation.
Native Americans often have to get health care services outside the Indian Health Service network, but the agency doesn’t have the funds to pay for all the services. That has left many hospitals and other health care providers that treat Native American patients struggling to be reimbursed by the federal government.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians won a battle to rename a road to reflect the original name of their reservation. The Banning City Council voted 5-0 in the Tribes favor to change the name of Fields Road to Malki Road.
Barbara Morris has been named the new provost and vice president of academic affairs—the first woman and first Native American provost at Fort Lewis College (FLC) in Durango, Colorado. Morris’ is focused on re-instilling harmony back to Indian tribes.
Three bachelor’s degree programs are now being offered at the United Tribes Technical College (UTTC), The Bismarck, North Dakota higher learning institution will offer four-year degrees in elementary education, business administration and criminal justice