New report details health challenges facing urban American Indians
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, March 5, 2008
American Indians in cities across the country are facing startling health challenges unlike those of any other urban population, according to a study by the Seattle-based Urban Indian Health Institute. There are few places urban American Indians can seek out culturally competent healthcare, experts say. Although providing healthcare to all Indians has long been part of the government's trust responsibility, several in the government's network came under fire for mismanagement.
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