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A Navajo Code Talker Plays A Vital Role in Winning WWII

After enlisting at 17, Thomas Begay dedicated his whole life to public service

     

   

   

Health

Pandemic Shaves a Year off Life Expectancy of Americans

Communities of color suffered disproportionately higher deaths

How Race and Ethnicity Impact Alzheimer's Care, Perceptions

Differing views of dementia from Blacks, Hispanics, Whites, Asians and Native Americans

Expanding Medicare Eligibility Could Help Reduce Disparities

New study finds that coverage gaps for minority groups narrow at age 65

Fewer Native Americans Getting Heart Disease

Study also sees deaths related to heart disease decline for American Indian men

This Is What a Breakthrough COVID Infection Feels Like

Despite being vaccinated, they got COVID-19. Here's what their symptoms were like and what experts say you should know

Money & Jobs

Businesses Everywhere Are Looking for Help

Here’s what you need to know and how to take advantage of all the job openings

How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

Certification can open access to government contracts and other types of support

Age Bias in Hiring Hurts Midcareer Workers Worldwide

Many recruiters perceive younger candidates as better fit, international survey finds

Caregiving

Outreach, Training Needed to Help Minority Caregivers

Research, training and outreach is needed to better equip Native American communities

When Cultural Styles Clash During Caregiving

Prevent conflict by having a greater awareness of how cultural influences can impact family caregivers

6 Important Tax Tips to Help Family Caregivers

Caring for a loved one could make you eligible for deductions and tax credits

Entertainment

​Native American Novelist on Living 'in a Haunted Age”

​Pulitzer Prize winner Louise Erdrich on navigating Native American and white Cultures​​​​

8 Essential Films of the Native American Experience

Step beyond stereotype and toward truths with these dramas, documentaries and comedies

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Says Age Does Not Define Her

First Native American in post is appointed to rare third term

   

Video Spotlight

COVID Survivor Documents Her Illness on Facebook

Carol Todecheene used Facebook to keep her friends updated as she fought the virus

Telehealth Would Aid Rural, Native American Areas

A daughter talks about the struggles caring for her father 400 miles away on a reservation

Delaware Nation Uses Grant to Build Community Garden

Money from AARP award allowed volunteers to plant in raised beds in time for next growing season

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