Archives For Medicine


1. Al Jazeera Blew It on ‘Payday Nation’

2. Wabanaki Fire Kicks Off USET Meeting on Empowerment

Courtesy United Southern and Eastern Tribes
Opening ceremonies with drummers and color guard presenting colors

3. Get Ready to Cry: John T. Williams Documentary Calls for Healing, Not Anger

Jay Hollingsworth, John T. Williams Organizing Committee
John T. Williams, center, with brothers Eric, left, and Rick, right, at Victor Steinbrueck
Park near Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Rick and Eric had just convinced John to return
with them to their ancestral home in Canada. Within hours after this photo was taken,
John would be murdered.

4. Video: The 170-Year Fight for Native Hawaiian Independence

Dr. Keanu Sai, a political scientist

5. Three More Tribes Sign Land Buy-Back Agreements Under Cobell

6. 5 Foods Natives Hunted Before Europeans

Flickr/Creative Commons/Charlie Day
Wild Turkey in the Grass. Sunol Regional Park, Sunon, California

7. 5 Tribal Land and Water Rights Bills Get SCIA Attention

8.  Masters of Drum, Quill and Basket Tapped for Major NEA Award

Library of Congress
Rufus White at the 1983 Omaha Powwow in Macy, Nebraska.

9. Legendary Quarterback Sonny Sixkiller: Redskins Name ‘Is Racist to Me’

Sonny Sixkiller on the cover of the October 4, 1971 issue of ‘Sports Illustrated’

10. A Million Gallons of Salty Wastewater Leaks Near Fort Berthold Water Supply

Lake Sakakawea on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, ND. Wastewater that’s 10 to 30 times
saltier than the sea leaked from a pipeline underneath the reservation, possibly contaminating
a bay that leads to this lake.

11. St. Regis Mohawk and Massena NY to Restore Grasse River Waterfront

D.W. Kallison/Wikimedia
Picture of the Grasse River from the hamlet of Massena Center.

12. Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle Remake Johnny Cash’s ‘Bitter Tears’

‘Mr. Cash knew that if he took this on, even if his point of view was not adopted, he had the
power to be heard,’ says Joe Henry, producer of the star-studded remake of ‘Bitter Tears.’

13. Warbonnet Controversy Pushes Giants to Revise Policies

AP
AT&T Field

14. Native American Medicine Proved

15. Interview with a Navajo Medicine Man in Monument Valley


1. The Racial Insults of Emerson Windy’s ‘Peace Pipe’

2. Two Victories for Utes Provide Light at the End of a Long Tunnel

3. Custer Died So That You Can Read! My 10 Favorite Books

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Our students have to learn that education does not come in schools. All schools do is teach you some tools. Then you have to use these tools to learn yourself. You learn by reading.

4. Joseph Fire Crow Celebrates the Richness of Native Culture With Pow Wow Goers

Boston Herald
Strong Medicine Bear dances at the 21st Annual Spring Planting Moon Pow Wow in Marshfield, MA

5. ‘Red-Brown Solidarity Is a Must!’ Says Hip Hop Duo Shining Soul

Image source: shiningsoul-music.blogspot.com
Shining Soul consists of MC Liaison (Tohono O’odham) and The Bronze Candidate (Chicano).

6. Montana and Wyoming Tribes Testify to Dire State of Healthcare, Funding Shortfalls

Matthew Brown/AP Photo
Leaders of American Indian tribes in Montana address a U.S. Senate committee during a Tuesday hearing on the Indian Health Service in Billings, Montana. Pictured from left are Northern Cheyenne President Llevando Fisher, Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes Chairman A.T. “Rusty” Stafne, Fort Belknap Indian Community President Mark Azure and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Vice-chair Carole Lankford.

7. Violent Protest at Devil’s Curve in 2009 Sees 53 Facing Trials

8. Video: Maya Angelou Reads Inaugural Poem for President Bill Clinton

Associated Press
Maya Angelou, poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor—not to mention an inspiration to many—has walked on at the age of 86.

9. ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ Wins Nature Writing Award

Northland College
Robin Wall Kimmerer’s “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants” is the winner of its 2014 nature writing award.

10. Harvard Project Names Three Honoring Nations Leaders

11. ‘Redskins’ Players Weigh in on Name; Team President Says It’s ‘Respectful’

Associated Press

12. Sherman Alexie Keeps Crowd in Stitches, Praises Student Activists

Photos by Jack McNeel
A dapper Sherman Alexie on stage in Spokane, Washington.
13. PTSD And Native American Medicine
14. Navajo Early Morning Blessing
15. Whitehawk and Crowe – Wi`kiwa`m Ahsin (Tipi Rock)

Optical biopsy is a new, FDA-approved technology made by Boston-based company Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics that allows doctors to diagnose skin cancer minus the scalpel.

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1. Chief Framon Weaver: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Courtesy MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians
Framon Weaver, chief of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians.

2. Aboriginal Women ‘Overrepresented’ Among Violence Victims: RCMP

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Cover of RCMP’s National Operational Overview on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women report issued May 16, 2014, totaling the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.

3. Ouch! But So Delicious. Picking Apart the Prickly Pear

Lee Allen
Hualapai learned to make jelly from the fruit of the prickly pear cactus.

4. 12 More Candid Photos From Proud to Be Indigenous Week

5. A Recap of Proud to Be Indigenous and a Glance Into UNPFII

Photo courtesy Britnae Purdy

6. Diabetes in Native American Communities: Patsy Left Hand Bull

7. Costume makeup- Native american warrior

8. Red Elk Full Interview – Medicine Man, Spiritual Leader, Author


Dr. Philip W. Kantoff

Philip W. Kantoff

Dr. Bruce E. Johnson

Dr. Bruce E. Johnson

BOSTON – Boston magazine has named 54 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual Top Doctors guide, including Drs. Bruce E. Johnson and Philip W. Kantoff of Brookline. Drawing from a Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Physician database, the list consists of 650 Boston-area physicians from more than 50 medical specialties and is available on Boston magazine’s website.

Dana-Farber provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and pediatric cancer care with Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

The full list of physicians can be accessed athttp://www.bostonmagazine.com/top-doctors/.

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (www.dana-farber.org) is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. It provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and it provides pediatric care with Boston Children’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Dana-Farber is the top ranked cancer center in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report, and one of the largest recipients among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health grant funding. Follow Dana-Farber on Facebook:www.facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute and on Twitter:@danafarber.


1) Talking to your kids about the News: Science and Health
Keep your child informed but reassured when watching the news.

2) Scientists Show Facebook Is a Downer

3) Your Latte Habit is Making You Fat: Here’s How to Cut Calories from Your Coffee
Coffee drink
4) New Autism Balm Hailed as “Anxiety Erasure” Resulting in a Calm, Happy Child
5) The biggest diet fad of 2013
Weight-loss competitions make reality more like reality TV 

1) An uninsured physician assistant learns first hand the cost of care

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A health-care provider learns about needing medical care when you don’t have insurance http://wapo.st/17EjzkX via @washingtonpost

2) Milk is Just the Beginning

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Read the story here – http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/brand-connect/wp/2013/06/26/milk-is-just-the-beginning/
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1) Bee Venom Destroys HIV And Spares Surrounding Cells

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/257437.php

2) Potential Lyme Disease Vaccine Shows Promise

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/260471.php

3) Heart Attacks in Young Women — Not All Have Chest Pain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130916204742.htm

4) Cholesterol Granuloma

http://radiopaedia.org/articles/cholesterol_granuloma

5) Athletes Need to Be Careful to Monitor Diet, Weight to Maintain Muscle Mass

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130723134540.htm


1) How ‘Fat Daddy’ lost 115 pounds

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Read his story here – http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/16/health/weight-loss-almaer/index.html?hpt=he_c1

2) Losing my father’s smile: The devastation of Bell’s palsy

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Read the story here – http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/13/health/bells-palsy-essay-irpt/index.html?hpt=he_t2

3) Antipsychotics linked to diabetes in kids

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Read the story here – http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/13/health/bells-palsy-essay-irpt/index.html?hpt=he_t2


Twenty-five year-old Dallas W.R. Looman an Autistic Artist of Colrain, MA will have his art displayed at the Smithsonian Center as a professional artist. Read his story here – http://www.wcvb.com/news/local/autistic-massachusetts-artist-headed-to-smithsonian-center/-/9848876/21946014/-/cgvmdoz/-/index.html?absolute=true

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This story truly warms my heart as a mother of an autistic teenager. I always worry about whether she will meet her dreams of which she has many. I hope that she is able to realize as many of them as possible. It goes without saying that I have that same hope for all of my children and anyone else with dreams or aspirations.