In a land wracked by poverty, poor health, and trauma, restoration of bison could help resuscitate an oppressed people.
Indian Health 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.
The Northern Arapaho argue that IRS improperly counts them as a “Large Employer,” banning Tribal workers from the ACA’s subsidized health insurance.