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As a child growing up on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in north central North Dakota, Melanie Nadeau knew by the third grade she wanted a career in a health-related field. By eighth grade, her career goal was to become a psychiatrist.

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LAME DEER—Two miles south of this southeastern Montana town, Lame Deer High School is nearly hidden among snowy, pine-topped hills. Cows graze nearby, and the school’s unofficial dog sits patiently on its haunches, waiting for a friendly custodian to feed him.

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Every time Sarah leaves the house, she checks that she’s carrying a copy of her restraining order. She runs through the scenario in her mind–what will she say if the man who stalked her for two years shows up?

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The Indian Health Service (IHS) urges Indian Country to order FREE COVID-19 testing kits. They are now available through the US Postal Service.

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The J.C. Seneca Foundation (JCSF) is partnering with the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research (CICR) at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York. The partnership, announced this morning, aims to support people in the Seneca Nation and surrounding communities dealing with cancer diagnoses and treatment.

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Louella Fredrickson has long created workarounds to fill gaps in the spotty medical care available to her as a member of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana.

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The Hopi Tribe in Northeast Arizona last week issued a “red alert” for reservation-wide lockdown in response to rising Covid-19 infections.

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On Monday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 129 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths. The total number of deaths remains 1,600. 

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Film director Rain is calling for increased vigilance in Tribal communities after Mexico’s Defense Secretary, General Luis Sandoval, issued a report confirming a possible 500 percent increase in drug cartel production of methamphetamine and fentanyl.

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The Indian Health Service (IHS) announced on Thursday the final rule on the Buy Indian Act that will strengthen its requirements to set aside contracts for Indian-owned and controlled businesses.