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Contact: Jared King
Communications Director
202-682-7390

For Immediate Release

Vice President Nez brings the message of resilience in combating suicide before tribal health convening

IHS Navajo Area Director, CAPT Brian Johnson, Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez, and IHS Acting Director, RADM Michael D. Weahkee. Photo courtesy of Indian Health Service.

Contact: Jared King
Communications Director
202-682-7390

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON — On May 19, U.S. Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced S 2953, the Indian Health Service Accountability Act of 2016.

Contact: Jared King
Communications Director
Navajo Nation Washington Office
jking@nnwo.org

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON–Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye called for the establishment of cancer treatment and mental health facilities on the Navajo Nation in a tribal caucus held today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC).

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