Category Archives: Health

30 August 2016

Letter to the Minneapolis City Council from the Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors

To the Members of the Minneapolis City Council – This letter has been written on behalf of the Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors Group with full unanimity to achieve the following purposes: 1) To formally announce our collective opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in order to protect our natural fresh water   Read more…

19 August 2016

We Stand with Standing Rock

American Indian OIC stands in solidarity with the Lakota Nation of Standing Rock as they refuse the incursion of the Dakota Access Pipeline from being constructed near vital waterways – including the Missouri River – directly adjacent to their tribal lands and natural water supplies. This pipeline represents a direct and lethal threat to both   Read more…

25 August 2014

A rare day: when diabetes is cause to celebrate!

It’s a rare day when diabetes is cause to celebrate but that’s exactly what happened on August 2nd, when the Southside Walkers drew together nearly 100 people from within the community to “party” in celebration of individual and community efforts to fight diabetes. The celebration took place on the grounds of proud sponsors, American Indian OIC and featured American   Read more…