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National Native 10K Championship

Runners from all over Indian Country gathered in Albuquerque to run in the National Native 10K Championship, a race that honored Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota.

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Dental Therapists

The Dental Health Aide Therapist training program wins national award for its innovative approach to providing Alaska Natives with dental care. And the idea is expanding to other states.

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Getting the journey started

Ariel Earth (Ho-Chunk/Winnebago Nation) misses breastfeeding her children because of the peace, serenity and love the moment of breastfeeding provided between mother and child.

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Benefits of drug drop-offs

The success of drug drop-off events can be measured in more than pounds. Limiting access to expired, unused prescription medications protects the community, and proper disposal leads to better environmental health.

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Wild onions: A Choctaw tradition

Wild onion dinners have become a part of the life that the Choctaws have established in Oklahoma.

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Get moving for diabetes prevention

The Fresno American Indian Health Project is part of a nationwide diabetes intervention for American Indians that began 17 years ago.

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Benefits of online journaling

Over the past 20 years, studies have indicated there may be a link between increased mental and physical health benefits and journaling. Waylon Pahona believes there is a link and he’s not alone.

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Traditional Wellness

Cindy Martin understands the core of wellness for Native peoples. In motivating others to eat well, be active and mindful, she says, it is imperative to understand the teachings of our people to strengthen their intent.

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Disease severe for Native children

American Indian and Alaska Native children are particularly vulnerable to one of Indian Country’s most acute diseases: dental caries, also known as severe tooth decay.

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Reducing risk with nutrition

In Indian Country, access to healthy foods depends on a tribe’s location and resources. Food deserts are common. Over the years, most tribes have lost their traditional foods.


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