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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Making good Indians, Custer style

The sequester will impose cuts of 5 percent across the Indian Health Service, the modestly financed agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides basic health care to two million American Indians and native Alaskans. It is underfinanced for its mission and cannot tolerate more deprivation.
Here lies a little-noticed example of moral abdication.

The New York Times

In Montana, an Indian reservation’s children feel the impact of sequester’s cuts


 The Washington Post

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