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The White Media Kills Again and Again

Recently, in a photo essay entitled, “Here's what life is like on the notorious Wind River Indian Reservation,” the online Business Insider gave a tour of the sprawling central Wyoming home of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes.The essay delivered what it promised: a portrait of a riddled...
A Dam Brings a Flood of Diabetes to Three Tribes

A Dam Brings a Flood of Diabetes to Three Tribes

Herbert Wilson arrived on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota in 1954. A Vermont-bred 33-year-old, fresh from Harvard with a tour as a bombardier in World War II and a stint in the Coast Guard, Wilson arrived in the tiny town of Elbowoods to serve as the doctor...