Billions of Medicaid Dollars That Could Improve Healthcare

Billions of Medicaid Dollars That Could Improve Healthcare

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Much of the execution of the Affordable Care Act, the nuts and bolts of how it works, is behind the scenes. Especially in Indian Country.


Victims of Brutal Joy Killing Had Come Looking for Work


Indian Country Today, News Report, Alysa Landry , Posted: Aug 05, 2014

The brutal murders of two homeless Navajo men in New Mexico last month has focused attention on the inclusion of the homeless in possible hate crimes legislation in that state.

Dispute over Control Over Navajo Oil and Gas Company Goes to Federal Court


Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

The fight for control of the Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company was in federal court on Wednesday with four members of the Navajo Nation Council asking that a recent decision by the Navajo Nation Supreme Court be overturned.


Supreme Court Used Indian Law to Prevent Birth Control for Women


Indian Country Today, News Analysis, Rob Capriccioso, Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Hobby Lobby's case was based on a 1993 Indian-centric law that involved an employee's right to do peyote as part of a religious ritual.

Wondolowski 'Bau Daigh' Debuts in World Cup, Makes Grandparents Proud


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2014

Members of the Kiowa tribe erupted in applause when ESPN flashed a photo of Wondolowski on the TV screen and the announcer said that he was “half Native American” and a member of the Kiowa tribe and that “He is on for the USA, a born goal scorer.”

Indian Country Celebrates Redskins Trademark Revocation


Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jun 19, 2014

A ruling from the United States Patent and Trademark Office cancels the Washington Redskins trademark registration.

And Obama Makes Eight: Presidents Who Visited Indian Country


Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2014

News media are sticking to the story that Obama is only the fourth president to visit a reservation. I say it's more like seven or eight.

Federal Patent Office Rules Against Redskins, Cancels Trademark


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six federal Washington Redskins trademark registrations, deeming the team name "disparaging to Native Americans."

Wildfire Sparks Evacuations on Navajo Nation, 11,000 Acres Burned


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2014

Two communities have been evacuated on the Navajo Nation as firefighters struggle to get a blaze under control, hampered by “high winds and extreme fire behavior,” according to KOB News out of New Mexico.

Last of Original 29 Code Talkers Passes Away


Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2014

Chester Nez, the last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, died Wednesday in an Albuquerque hospital of kidney failure. He was 93 years old.

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