Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
The Obama administration reaches a tentative deal to pay $3.4 billion to settle claims that the government mismanaged American Indian trust funds. Details of the proposed agreement and what it could mean for tribal members, their land and their future.
- Elouise Cobell lead plaintiff in class-action lawsuit Cobell v. Salazar; member of Montana's Blackfeet Tribe.
- Dennis Gingold lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Cobell v. Salazar.
- Rep. Tom Cole Republican Representative for Oklahoma's 4th District; a tribal-enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation; co-chair of the House Native American Caucus.
- David Hayes deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.
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