News you can use

Indian health summit will focus on three issues

POLSON - After two days of meetings, a group of about 30 tribal and federal officials and health experts have chosen the three issues they will bring before a group of congressmen, senators and high-ranking Bush administration officials as they press for better health care in Indian Country.

"It went real well," said Chippewa Cree tribal chair Alvin Windy Boy Sr., co-chair of the planning committee, after the session ended Tuesday afternoon. "We're kind of corralling the issues of disparity to three areas," he said, adding that when planning sessions began about four months ago, the committ...


Reader Comments(0)

Rendered 02/21/2024 08:44