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posted 06/01/2011

Journalist Lisa Jones muses on covering Native American health issues and remembers her friend Stanford Addison.

posted 07/29/2010

It is a well-documented fact that from the late 1800s on, Native American tribes on the high plains were forced to abandon hunting and foraging as their primary means of feeding themselves. Instead, they started eating unhealthy processed ‘commodity foods’ supplied by the federal government. My project will focus on a trio of agricultural tribes on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Reservation, whose robust health lasted into the middle of the 20th century.

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Journalist Lisa Jones muses on covering Native American health issues and remembers her friend... more »
posted 06/01/11
It is a well-documented fact that from the late 1800s on, Native American tribes on the high... more »
posted 07/29/10

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The construction of a dam near an Indian reservation on the Missouri River forced residents to less fertile land and put an end to their farming habits. Since then, American Indians have experienced a lack of nutrition, leading to diabetes, hypertension and obesity.