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More Indians are born than die
For the first time in 50 years, more Indians are born than die, as federal appropriations for medical ...
American Indians volunteer for WWI
Though not yet U.S. citizens, more than 10,000 American Indians serve in the U.S. Army and more than ...
Federally funded hospital planned for Alaska Natives
Congress appropriates funding for a 25-bed hospital in Juneau to provide care for Alaska Native patients.
Schools must keep children healthy, Commissioner states
American Indian parents grow anxious about the safety of sending their children to government boarding ...
Tuberculosis quarantine advised on reservations
Office of Indian Affairs physicians urge Indian agents on reservations to quarantine Native persons ...
Territory of Alaska gains congressional delegate
The Organic Act of 1912 renames the District of Alaska the Territory of Alaska. This status gives Alaska ...
Doctor assigned to guide health care in Alaska
The U.S. Public Health Service assigns Dr. Emil Krulish to supervise health care in the Territory of ...
Dollars allocated but promised health care remains distant
Congress appropriates $12,000 for a national health program for Native Americans. The government organizes ...
Despite quarantine, TB spreads in student populations
Faced with continuing high rates of tuberculosis among Native students in boarding schools, the Office ...
Government hires medical workers to fight tuberculosis
The Office of Indian Affairs hires part-time field matrons, who are trained in home economics, to work ...