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Az tribes get $105M for water sanitation projects; Tohono O'odham expecting payout for water settlement

Arizona tribes will get $105 million for “shovel-ready” sanitation projects, after water and wastewater improvements under the Indian Health Service were funded under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.... Read more»

Returning to roots, Indian Health Service seeks traditional healers

Indian Health Service in Fort Belknap, Montana is seeking traditional practitioners, the first IHS positions of their kind in the state.Traditional healers at an IHS hospital or an urban Indian clinic could work with illnesses or problems that affect the community in a way that Western-based clinicians might not.... Read more»

A former White House official got $3 million to supply masks to Navajo hospitals. Some may not work.

A former White House aide won a $3 million federal contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals in New Mexico and Arizona 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more»1

Native American tribes expect little help in fighting coronavirus spread

As tribes across the country take steps to fight the spread of the coronavirus, they’re doing so mindful that the virus has proven especially dangerous to the elderly, a venerated group in many Native communities.... Read more»