Seeking immortality – Chief Dull Knife College recipient of MLIS Grant to preserve elder stories, language, and artifacts online

Student testing out the VR at Chief Dull Knife College. It is active firsthand learning – making things real. A new twist on technology. LAME DEER, Mont. – Chief Dull Knife College Library received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to preserve Cheyenne history, elders’ stories, and

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Shared by Native Sun News Today April 19, 2024

Treating diabetes with Native American healing circles

American Indian Health Service of Chicago The federal government recently awarded a Chicago health clinic nearly half a million dollars for a healing circle diabetes program that will treat the disease “through practice of communal songs, prayer, music, and dance,” grant records show. The Department of Health and Human Services

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Shared by Native Sun News Today April 14, 2024

Why be concerned about Native Americans’ mental health?

May is National Mental Health Month. While mental health is rightfully a concern for all, Native Americans have multiple reasons to be committed to learning, acting, and advocating for increased awareness and access to culturally competent mental health care. According to an article published in 2023 by Compassion Behavioral Health,

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Shared by Native Sun News Today April 14, 2024