Infrastructure is a topic Indian Country is well aware of, yet it rarely receives the attention it deserves. March 2019 marks our first infrastructure-focused issue of Native Business Magazine, and our fourth issue to date.
The bipartisan bill provides increased funding for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Indian Health Service (IHS) programs, which Udall secured despite the administration’s devastating proposed cuts to this critical funding for Indian Country.
As the popular adage goes, health is wealth. Tribes and indigenous entrepreneurs across Indian Country are taking proactive, sovereign control over the health of their tribal communities and future generations.
The new facility, named in honor of Elouise Cobell, will advance training opportunities for Native American nursing and education students to meet increasing healthcare and education needs locally and throughout Montana.
While there have been significant efforts to increase the diversity of the physician workforce, the number of individuals who identify as American Indian and Alaska Native applying to and enrolling in medical school has seen slow and uneven growth, according to a new report.