The Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes have upped precautions in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases both on and off their reservations.
More than a million vaccine doses have been administered by the Indian Health Service since vaccines began arriving in mid-December, IHS acting director Elizabeth Fowler said Wednesday during a visit to Montana.
Tribes have been so efficient that many tribal health clinics are vaccinating non-Natives who otherwise wouldn't be eligible.
A former pediatrician who sexually abused boys when he worked at the Indian Health Service in Montana and South Dakota will no longer receive his $100,000 yearly pension.
A federal magistrate judge has ordered the Indian Health Service to release the report it commissioned on how the agency failed to protect Indigenous children from Stanley Patrick Weber, the doctor who sexually abused boys on the reservations in Montana and South Dakota for decades.
One year ago, Little Shell tribal members rejoiced when the "day that never comes" finally arrived.
On Thursday, frontline health care workers on the Fort Belknap Reservation were the first of Montana’s tribal nations to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
The federal agency that provides health care to Native Americans said Friday it will receive more than enough vaccines to protect all the people working in hospitals and clinics, including doctors, nurses and support staff.
Native American university students have have worked to maintain the communities they have, both on campus and on reservation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease has disproportionately sickened and killed Native Americans.
Sweetgrass and sage are just as essential medicine to Barnett and the Native community as Western practices, and Barnett hopes that combining the two can improve health outcomes for the Native population.
Big Horn County has announced 10 additional cases of COVID-19 after confirming four new cases of the virus Friday morning.
A Big Horn County man has been charged with felony sex crimes against a minor.
While most of the aid from the federal stimulus bill signed Friday hasn't yet been allocated, tribes in Montana are set to receive almost $8 million in housing funds and a slice of a $10 billion stimulus package to help with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the $10 billion for tribes in the $2.2 trillion package is less than they requested, tribes say it represents progress.
Weber received five life sentences this month for the South Dakota sexual assaults in addition to his conviction in Montana.
Stanley Patrick Weber was sentenced last year to 18 years in prison for similar crimes against boys on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Emergency rooms shut down for months. Hospitals put patients at risk for opioid abuse and overdoses. A longtime pediatrician was charged with sexually abusing children.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician convicted of molesting children on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation could lose retirement benefits as federal officials weigh revoking the doctor’s honorable discharge.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A White House task force is holding a consultation meeting with tribal leaders in New Mexico to address systematic breakdowns within the federal Indian Health Service to prevent child sex abuse.
U.S. Sen. Steve Daines pushed ahead Wednesday with an attempt to cut retirement benefits to Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber, who sexually assaulted Blackfeet children.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician convicted of sexually abusing two Blackfeet Indian boys is still eligible to receive millions in retirement benefits, according to the Wall Street Journal.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is creating a task force to investigate how an Indian Health Service doctor was able to sexually assault…
The town of Crow Agency has been without water since Friday morning after multiple water line breaks caused the distribution system to shut down, according to a press release sent out by the Crow Tribal Executive Branch.
BROWNING — The partial government shutdown has ended, but Roy Crawford Jr. isn’t breathing easy.