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10 Jan, 2017, 14:30 ET Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations

Federal data show diabetes-related kidney failure among Native American adults (American Indians/Alaskan Natives) decreased 54 percent between 1996...


28 Dec, 2016, 13:30 ET Native Trails Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Cultural Traditions In Scottsdale

Experience the rich and varied cultures of Native American nations through storytelling, song and dance during the 15th anniversary of Native...


19 Dec, 2016, 09:06 ET Pascua Yaqui Tribe Welcomes Arizona Governor Ducey's Commitment To Improving The Arizona-Tribal Gaming Compact

On Nov. 21, Governor Doug Ducey and several Arizona Indian Tribes signed agreements to begin the process of renegotiating gaming compacts approved...


13 Dec, 2016, 13:28 ET Partnership With Native Americans Receives $25,000 Grant from Newman's Own Foundation

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), a nonprofit organization committed to championing hope for a brighter future for Native Americans, has...


09 Dec, 2016, 11:44 ET Assembly of First Nations Stands with First Nations Children in Supporting Presentation to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Seek Relief in Complaint Against Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is today expressing steadfast support for First Nations children as the...


08 Dec, 2016, 17:47 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation And Broad Coalition Announce National Day Of Healing On January 17, 2017

With racial divisiveness rising in America's urban, rural and suburban communities, today the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), together with more...


08 Dec, 2016, 09:04 ET Gains in College Readiness and Enrollments Propel Nation Towards its Postsecondary Goals, But Next Wave of Challenges Threaten Future Progress

Today, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University released a new report, Closing...


06 Dec, 2016, 12:01 ET Indoor Farms of America Delivers First Vertical Indoor Aeroponic Farms to Native American Communities

Indoor Farms of America is pleased to announce today the delivery of the first vertical aeroponic farms to two different Native American...


05 Dec, 2016, 17:58 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Situation on the Ground in Standing Rock

In response to a request from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, a delegation of U.S. Civil Rights Commissioners and staff have been in Standing Rock...


02 Dec, 2016, 19:11 ET Experto en políticas de salud pública indígena se une al consejo directivo nacional de March Of Dimes

Donald K. Warne, doctor en Medicina, titular de una maestría en Salud Pública, director del Departamento de Salud Pública de la Universidad Estatal...


02 Dec, 2016, 14:44 ET Native American Public Health Policy Expert Joins March Of Dimes National Board Of Trustees

Donald K. Warne, M.D., MPH, Chair of the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, and a member of the Oglala...


02 Dec, 2016, 08:13 ET Lighting of 'The Arrowhead' in Remembrance of Dec. 2 Tragedy

HONORING THE FALLEN: For the first time, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will light up...


30 Nov, 2016, 15:46 ET Strathmore Hall Of Fame Member, Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, Welcomed To The 2017 Roundtable As Proud Representative And Spokesperson For Urban American Indians Nationwide

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, esteemed member of Strathmore's Who's Who has been now been selected as Bio of the Month of...


30 Nov, 2016, 15:13 ET America's Registry Welcomes Doni-Jo Minor-Munro to the 2017 Roundtable, Based on A Career of Ongoing Excellence and Accomplishment, as well as her service to the American Indian community

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, esteemed member of America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals has recently been selected as...


30 Nov, 2016, 13:05 ET NIGC Remembers Core Values of National Native American Heritage Month

As November draws to a close, the National Indian Gaming Commission will continue to recognize the core values of the National Native American...


30 Nov, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 30: Our Native Land

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OUR NATIVE LAND Profile America--Wednesday, November 30th. As...


28 Nov, 2016, 16:10 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Leveraged Finance Conference

Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at...


23 Nov, 2016, 21:00 ET Gwen Jackson publica libro ilustrado para niños inspirado en la cultura navajo

FILADELFIA, 23 de noviembre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- ¿Alguna vez ha luchado contra el sueño porque el mundo es muy emocionante? Como...


23 Nov, 2016, 16:29 ET Gwen Jackson Releases Educational Children's Picture Book Inspired By Navajo Culture

Have you ever resisted sleep because the world is just too exciting? Just like every child, Lump Lump the bear cub loathes going to bed after an...


23 Nov, 2016, 13:43 ET Standing Rock Benefit With Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell's Bad Dog To Be Broadcast Live On Standing Rock's KLND (89.5 FM)

The Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock benefit concert with Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell's Bad Dog on...