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Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-word (09/18)
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.

Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student (09/17)
Alumnus Andre Cramblit offers some advice and encouragement to the Native student body at Dartmouth College.

Civil rights complaint filed over repeated denial of honor song (09/16)
Indian students make up about 40 percent of the student body in the Chamberlain School District in South Dakota.

Tribal leaders headed to Capitol Hill to push legislative priorities (09/16)
A fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar and Native language programs are high on the agenda.

Native Sun News: Homeless students find support in Rapid City (09/16)
Despite the definition set forth by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act of 2002, 'homeless children and youth' are more than what the term suggests.

Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority (09/12)
As President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe I would like to say kudos to the National Congress of American Indians for including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act as a priority legislative issue.

Native Sun News: Olympic medalist visits Pine Ridge Reservation (09/12)
It is not often that kids from a secluded reservation in South Dakota are able to welcome a UFC title challenger into their schools.

University of Utah creates scholarships for students of Ute Tribe (09/11)
The scholarships will amount to $8,000 per year, or $4,000 per semester

Montana tribes receive $2M in grants for language preservation (09/09)
The Legislature created the Montana Indian Language Preservation Pilot Program last year.

Michael Gross: A new battle for self-determination at BIE schools (09/08)
Attorney Michael Gross discusses reform plans for the Bureau of Indian Education.

Clara Caufield: Complaints hit Northern Cheyenne school official (09/05)
Lame Deer Public Schools, one of the lowest performing public schools in the State of Montana on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation is no stranger to controversy.

Opinion: Native language immersion efforts make better students (09/05)
Teresa L. McCarty discuses how Native language immersion programs are improving student achievement.

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe to work with German museum on scalp study (09/04)
The scalp was reportedly purchased from the family of a Dakota chief, who said he took it from a Chippewa warrior during a battle.

Connie Walker: Native parents debate long hair for boys at school (09/03)
CBC News reporter Connie Walker talked to some Native parents about a dilemma they face every school year -- long hair on boys.

Museum in Scotland acquires historic photos of Buffalo Bill's visit (09/03)
The McManus Art Gallery seeking the public's help in identifying the man who photographed a 1904 visit by Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

Indian studies professor denied position over remarks about Israel (09/02)
Faculty in the Indian studies program say they weren't consulted by university leadership and have cast a vote of no confidence in the chancellor.

Jennie Stockle: Fans mock Cherokee people with Trail of Tears sign (09/02)
Jennie Stockle of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry discusses the Trail of Tears incident at a football game in Oklahoma.

DNA study finds distinct population of Native people in Arctic area (08/29)
Researchers say the group lived in isolation in eastern Canada and northern Greenland for nearly 4,000 years.

Recruiter from Spokane Tribe's college selected for Peirone Prize (08/28)
Randy Ramos was selected for his tireless efforts to promote higher education among Native Americans.

Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarship (08/28)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts shares college scholarship tips.

Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school for his long hair (08/28)
The boy's parents had to prove his tribal affiliation before he was allowed to attend kindergarten classes.

9th Circuit won't stop repatriation of Kumeyaay Nation ancestors (08/27)
The remains were discovered in 1976 and were determined to be 'Native American' by the University of California.

KTOO: Cook Inlet Tribe turns to video game to represent culture (08/27)
Never Alone, the first video game produced by Upper One Games, a company owned by the Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska, is coming out later this year.

Gerald Gipp: National strategy needed to reform Indian education (08/27)
It is not too late for President Obama to declare Indian education a national priority.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts youth to work for summer (08/27)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker thanks young interns for working at tribal enterprises over the summer.

Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (08/26)
The school plans to start classes with kindergarten and first-grade students.

Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Supporting Native language immersion (08/26)
Native journalist Jodi Lee Spotted Bear calls for passage of the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act.

Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man (08/25)
Scientists have finally published their research into the 9,500-year-old remains of the Kennewick Man.

Oglala Sioux leader and educator Gerald One Feather passes on (08/22)
Gerald One Feather was the youngest president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and a leader in the tribal college movement.

Ryan Wilson: Native language immersion programs need support (08/21)
Tribes are moving with urgency and purpose to save their languages and some of these efforts include immersion programs within Bureau of Indian Education schools.

Wind River Reservation students enjoy back-to-school haircuts (08/20)
Dozens of students on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming are getting free back-to-school haircuts.

Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian children (08/20)
It is encouraging that more and more individuals, groups, tribes, and government officials are recognizing the need for major change in Indian education.

Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota (08/19)
The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media changed its mind after hearing from Ojibwe Olympian Henry Boucha.

Opinion: Elder from Wukchumni Tribe works to keep language alive (08/19)
Film-maker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee shares his film about Marie Wilcox, an elder from the Tule River Tribe of California who is the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language.

Museum in Germany balks at repatriating scalps to tribes in US (08/18)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has asked for a scalp believe to have come from an Ojibwe ancestor.

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