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• • Indians See Rise in AIDS Infection Rates (Star Tribune) * 12/29

• • Daschle Asks Bush to Increase Funding for IHS (Indianz.com) 12/18

• • Saying No Not a Sure Thing (Press Enterprise) * 12/12

• • Fewer Reservation Teens Taking Risks (Great Falls Tribune) 12/11

• • Study Urges Accurate Diagnosis of Diabetes (Indianz.com) 12/10

• • A Look at Household Income and Poverty Rates for Wisconsin Reservations (News-Chronicle) 12/10

• • Gambling Dollars Helped Tribe Upgrade Quality of Life (Green Bay Press Gazette) 12/10

• • IHS Tackles Apache Suicide Crisis (usmedicine.com) 12/4

• • Report Notes 'Crisis' Facing Urban Indian Youth (Indianz.com) 12/4

• • Study Predicts Rise in Type 2 Diabetes (ABC News) 12/3

• • Rincon Tribe Gives Grants to Members (Union-Tribune) 12/3

• • Rash of Suicides Sparks Tribal Task Force (Great Falls Tribune) 12/3

• • Survey Finds Heavy Health Burden on Indian Population (Indianz.com) 12/1

• • Data Shows Increase in HIV Infections in U.S. (Indianz.com) 12/1

• • Choctaw Program on Violence Cited (Clarion Ledger) 11/26

• • Free Alpine Gas Could Be Heating Nuiqsut Next Winter (Anchorage Daily News) 11/25

• • Alcoholism, TB a Real Threat (Daily Times) 11/25

• • Chickasaw Nation Receives $10,000 Award from Harvard (The Daily Ardmoreite) 11/24

• • Indians Targets of Rental Prejudice (Argus Leader) 11/21

• • AIDS Testing Wwelcomed in Lame Deer (Billings Gazette) 11/21

• • Feds: No Increase Planned in IHS Budget (Daily Times) 11/19

• • HUD Restricts Grant Access (Fayetteville Observer) 11/19

• • Indian Tribes Forge Ties with Loan (Pioneer Press) 11/16

• • Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: Phase 3 - Native Americans (Huduser.org) 11/14

• • Survey Finds High-risk Behaviors among BIA Students (Indianz.com) 11/13

• • Tribal Housing (azcentral.com) 11/13

• • Mont. Court Won't Apply ICWA in Child Custody Case (Indianz.com) 11/11

• • Court Avoids Indian Child Welfare Act Interpretation ( Star Tribune) 11/10

• • Native Cure (Tohono O'odham Tribe using traditional diet to fight diabetes) (Arizona Republic) 11/10

• • Probe of Indian Abuse Cases Sought (Billings Gazette) 11/7

• • Wildfires Hit Hard on Indian Reservations in Calif. (The Olympian) 11/1

• • People Injured in BIA, Tribal Disagreement (Billings Gazette) 10/31

• • Shawnee Lets Tribe Study Water Lines (Newsok.com) * 10/30

• • Conference Discusses Welfare of Indian Children (Billings Gazette) 10/29

• • Papers Raise Uranium Worries at Nev. Mine (Duluth News Tribune) 10/29

• • Hopi Seek Fed Funds to Combat Child Abuse (Gallup Independent) 10/28

• • Democrats Lay out Plan for Minority and Indian Health (Indianz.com) 10/22

• • Funding nears for Studies of Reservation Children (Billings Gazette) 10/22

• • Grant Award to Help Fight Diabetes (Rapid City Journal) 10/21

• • Pima Data in Diabetes Study (zwire.com) 10/21

• • Hearing Focuses on Indian Health Care (New York Times) * 10/19

• • Tour Finds Indian Health Care Ailing (Albuquerque Journal) 10/17

• • Study Finds Fewer Native Children Survive Leukemia (Indianz.com) 10/16

• • Civil Rights Commission Takes on Indian Health Care (Gallup Independent) 10/15

• • Cherokee Study: As Poverty Falls, Psychiatric Problems Improve (Herald-Sun) 10/15

• • Smoking Rates among Natives Highest in Nation (Indianz.com) 10/10

• • After-school Programs Much More than Babysitting (Reno-Gazette Journal) 10/9

• • Violence Plagues Ariz. Indians (Arizona Central) 10/7

• • Kickapoos Begin Child Center Work (NewsOK.com) * 10/1

• • Tribe Gets $1.3 million to Build New Health Center (Providence Journal) * 9/26

• • Bug-tree Wood Turned into Fuel ( Rapid City Journal) 9/23

• • Playing the Alcohol Card (Arizona Republic) 9/22

• • Study Links Childhood Experience to Alcohol Abuse (Indianz.com) 9/19

• • West Nile Continues to Affect Area (Daily-Times) 9/19

• • Villages Get 'Fire Department in a Box' (Anchorage Daily News) 9/16

• • Reservation Hit Hard by West Nile Virus (Yankton.net) 9/15

• • New Building is a Key in Fighting Diabetes (Sioux City Journal) 9/12

• • Wash. Report Lays Out Plan for Indian Health Care (Indianz.com) 9/09

• • Tribe Offers Treatment (Everett Herald) 9/09

• • Muckleshoot Tribe Gives Away Computers to Every Tribal Home (King County Journal) 9/04

• • O'odham Officials Say Casino Profits Can't House All (Arizona Daily Star) 9/04

• • Jicarilla Apache Nation Gets $1 Million Plus for Housing (Daily Times) 9/04

• • The National Bison Range (NYT) * 9/03

• • Groups Lock Horns over Bison Range (Washington Post) 9/02

• • Maine Tribe Tangles with State over Tax-free Cigarettes (Providence Journal) * 9/01

• • Appeals Court Won't Let State Tax Tribal Commerce (Indianz.com) 8/29

• • Cancer Rates on the Decline in Indian Country (Indianz.com) 9/03

• • Tribes Seek Housing Aid (Arizona Daily Star) 9/03

• • Navajo Vaccination Team near Goal; Lab Results Slow (Daily Times) 9/02

• • Agency, Pueblo Group Cut Ties (Albuquerque Journal) 9/01

• • Ponca Tribe Receives Grant (Sioux City Journal) 8/27

• • Indian Health Worries Shared (Argus Leader) 8/25

• • Meth Called an Epidemic among American Indians (Duluth News Tribune) 8/24

• • Agreement aimed at putting more telephones on Navajo reservation (San Diego Union-Tribune) 8/18

• • Parents of Seized Tot Get Apology (Denver Post) 8/13

• • Indians Seek Farm Debt Relief (Billings Gazette) 8/13

• • Navajos Brace for West Nile Virus (Arizona Republic) 8/06

• • Judge Delays ‘Duroville’ Ruling until September (The Desert Sun) 8/05

• • New Clinic Gives a Boost to Native Health Care (Anchorage Daily News) 8/05

• • Health Disparities Experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) 8/01

• • Indians' Health Not on Par with Rest of U.S. (Arizona Daily Star) 8/01

• • IHS Board Moving ( Rapid City Journal) 7/25

• • Lieberman Addresses Navajo Council (Daily Times) 7/24

• • Villages Get Time to Look at Fund Plan (Anchorage Daily News) 7/22

• • Groups Seek Better Indian Health Care (Bismarck Tribune) 7/21

• • Reservation Overrun by Dogs (Rapid City Journal) 7/18

• • Tribe, Federal Government to Work Together on New Health-Care Center (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/17

• • Officials Fear High American Indian STD Rates Leave Door Open for HIV ( Rapid City Journal) 7/14

• • Suit Focuses on Indian Rights (Rapid City Journal) 7/11

• • Navajo Nation, Health Officials Meet (Gallup Independent) 7/10

• • COMMUNITY: Indian, and Drug-free (Grand Forks Herald) 6/30

• • Reservation TRoad Bill Moves Ahead (Daily Times) 6/27

• • Ak-Chin Excited by Assault on Diabetes (Arizona Republic) 6/24

• • Najavos Confront Syphilis Outbreak (NYT) * 6/19

• • Fond du Lac Stakes Future on Health and Education (Star Tribune) * 6/17

• • Prevention Program Aimed at Reducing Rate of Cervical Cancer in American Indian Women
(Rapid City Journal) 6/17

• • Young Bill to Expand Service (Daily News-Miner) 6/16

• • Indian Housing Woes Outlined (Missoulian) 6/13

• • Appeals Court Won't Invalidate Indian Child Adoption (Indianz.com) 6/10

• • Dineh Housing Building 102 Homes in Shiprock (Daily Times) 6/09

• • Warm Springs Residents Dying Younger (Bend Bulletin) 6/09

• • Shakopee Mdewakanton Give Leech Lake $1 Million Grant (Star Tribune) 6/05

• • Tribe Begins Construction on Center (Central Michigan Life) 6/04

• • Senate Committee to Take Up Reservation Roads (Indianz.com) 6/03

• • Salt River Tribe to Fund TGen Study (Arizona Republic) 6/03

• • American Indians Spared in Medicaid Cuts (Rocky Mount Telegram) 5/29

• • Four S.D. Tribes Receive $17.4M in Housing Grants (Indianz.com) 5/22

• • Pipeline Expected to Solve Many Reservation Problems (Great Falls Tribune) 5/19
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• • Navajo Miners Battle a Deadly Legacy of Yellow Dust (NYT) 5/13

• • Diabetes Rates Explode in Indian Country (Indianz.com) 5/07

• • Bush Administration Asked to Halt IHS Changes (Indianz.com) 5/07

• • Navajos Seek Aid from Bar Owners to Combat STD Outbreak (Daily-Times) 5/01

• • IHS Positions to Lose Indian Preference Under Bush Plan (Indianz.com) 4/24

• • Judge Rules Boy, 4, Can't Take Peyote (Washington Post) 4/23

• • Sac and Fox Gets $2.3 Million HUD Grant to 'Buy, Build or Fix' (Shawnee News-Star) 4/11

• • Indian Health Bills Criticized by Bush Official (Indianz.com) 4/10

• • Appeals Court Turns Down Navajo Nation Again (Indianz.com) 4/9

• • Senate Committee Holds Indian Health Hearing (Indianz.com) 4/9

• • Opposition Mounts to Bush IHS Initiatives (Indianz.com) 4/3

• • Indian Health Care Act Subject of Senate Hearing (Indianz.com) 4/2

• • Tribe Donating Money to TGen (Arizona Republic) 3/28

• • Indian Schools Trying to Adjust Fat, Sugar in Meals, Speakers Say (Great Falls Tribune) 3/29

• • Tribe Donating Money to TGen (Arizona Republic) 3/28

• • HIV Takes Root in Navajo Nation (Albuquerque Journal) 3/27

• • Senate Rejects One IHS Funding Measure, Passes Another (Indianz.com) 3/26

• • Domenici Makes a Push for Indian Housing Funds (Indianz.com) 3/7

• • Federal Agencies Team Up on American Indian and Alaskan Native Veterans' Care (Indianz.com) 2/26

• • Bush Initiative to be Scrutinized by Congress (Indianz.com) 2/19

• • Federal Tribal Housing Obligation Said to Go Back to Treaty Days (Indian Country Today) 2/7

• • Child Welfare Conference Coming Up (Indian Country Today) 1/30

• • Senator Campbell: Charting a New Course in Indian Health Care (Indian Country Today) 1/24

• • Indians Longing for Shelter (Denver Post) 1/22

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