Tom Weaver, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead Indian Health Services formally withdrew his name from consideration following growing concern about his qualifications for office. Indian Health Services, a federal agency falling under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health and Human Services, has been dogged by lack of funding as well as leadership. The [ Read On… ]

In some states in our nation, the life expectancy for Native Americans can be two-decade less than other demographic groups. The reasons for this phenomenon are many. Chief amongst these reasons is that health care programs for Native Americans have been continuously underfunded by the United States Congress. In addition to this, approximately 25% of [ Read On… ]