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Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer among Northern Plains American Indians – a population with rates 53 percent higher than the general U.S. population. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Indian Cancer Foundation is promoting awareness of colorectal cancer. “Over the past 20 years, the U.S. population as a whole has been celebrating decreases in cancer mortality. Unfortunately, American Indian populations have not had the same good news. This is largely the result of […]

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Announcing our 1st annual concert event Music for Life, Love & Hope featuring National Award Winning Indigenous Artist Kelly Jackson. This fundraising event will be held during NCAIED – National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 2015 National RES-Las Vegas conference in March. We hope to see you there! We want to say a special thanks to our first platinum sponsor who wishes to remain anonymous and who has made this event possible. We are currently seeking sponsorship, if interested […]

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The American Indian Cancer Foundation, a national nonprofit committed to eliminating cancer and its impact on American Indian families, has announced the new members that will join its board of directors: Andrew Adams III, JD (Muscogee Nation), Bret R. Benally Thompson, MD (White Earth Ojibwe), Mary Fairbanks, DNP (White Earth Ojibwe), Mark Fox, JD (Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nations), Margo Gray (Osage Nation), Samuel A. Moose, MTAG (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) and Kalina Newmark (Sahtu Dene First Nations). These individuals […]

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