What happens when we lose the stories that have made us who we are? If John Washakie has anything to say about it, we’ll never find out.
Lawmakers vote to slash tribal liaison program but support Indian education for all Wyoming students.
A perception of inadequacy in health services means many tribal members in Wyoming who can’t afford a doctor in Lander or Riverton often choose to go without service.
Despite a binding federal obligation to provide health care for native populations, Indian Health Services in Wyoming is perpetually underfunded, and forced to ration care.
Poverty magnifies stress and inhibits access to health care, posing a threat to Native youth who hold the key to the community’s well-being for decades to come.