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Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit (11/22)
An exhibit that explores how horses have shaped the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people is being presented at the Red Cloud Indian School’s Heritage Center.
Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education award Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education award (11/22)
Sitting in her father’s law office in downtown Rapid City, Petra Wilson doesn’t look like a warrior, but that is how Della Frank, who nominated her for the National Indian Education Parent of the Year award described her.
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous thought guides #StandingRockSyllabus Peter d'Errico: Indigenous thought guides #StandingRockSyllabus (11/21)
'The battle at Standing Rock to defend Native lands and waters offers a great opportunity for teachers in a range of disciplines.'
Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribes Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribes (11/11)
'In all John C. Calhoun made 41 treaties with Indian nations, all but five required Native Americans to cede land to the U.S.'
Two key leadership positions filled at Bureau of Indian Affairs in DC Two key leadership positions filled at Bureau of Indian Affairs in DC (11/02)
The Bureau of Indian Education has a new director to replace one who left amid scandal.
Delphine Red Shirt: We can't always blame others for Native language losses Delphine Red Shirt: We can't always blame others for Native language losses (11/02)
It is true that Indian boarding schools throughout the U.S. tried their best to keep children from speaking their Native languages.
Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer' Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer' (10/31)
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums honors one person who has made a significant contribution to preserving indigenous cultural heritage.
Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault (10/26)
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.
Delphine Red Shirt: Teach the Lakota language like our elders wanted Delphine Red Shirt: Teach the Lakota language like our elders wanted (10/25)
In teaching and learning, we need to listen to those who came before and follow their wise guidance.
Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation (10/20)
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system diminishes Native people Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system diminishes Native people (10/20)
As Natives, we have been omitted from history texts, as taught in the American school system.
Mary Annette Pember: Teaching a new generation of water protectors Mary Annette Pember: Teaching a new generation of water protectors (10/19)
Student: 'We aren’t just sitting around out here talking bad about the pipeline. We have resources.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors (10/19)
For once in our lives we need to have the respect of deciding how we can secure true peace on our terms.
Obama administration hails increase in Indian student graduation rates Obama administration hails increase in Indian student graduation rates (10/17)
According to the White House, 71.6 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives completed high school, a big improvement from just a few years ago.
President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law (10/14)
More so than any other president, Barack Obama has maintained a strong connection with Native youth.
Top education official in North Dakota insists Defenders of the Water School lacks approval Top education official in North Dakota insists Defenders of the Water School lacks approval (10/12)
The state's top education official is questioning the existence of one of the success stories of the #NoDAPL movement.
Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University (10/12)
Officials at the Ivy League institution apologized for the use of the stereotypical imagery.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge school puts priority on health Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge school puts priority on health (10/12)
One school on the Pine Ridge Reservation is continuing its efforts to improve the learning environment of its students
Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case (10/11)
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.
Gyasi Ross: Interview with founder of Defenders of Water School Gyasi Ross: Interview with founder of Defenders of Water School (10/07)
Alayna Eagle Shield shares her experience in starting the school at the #NoDAPL encampment in North Dakota.
Toni Tsatoke: Students want the real truth about Native history Toni Tsatoke: Students want the real truth about Native history (10/05)
'I believe that students can 'handle' more than we give them credit for and they want to learn the truth.'
School district on reservation in Montana condemns racist pro-Trump tshirts School district on reservation in Montana condemns racist pro-Trump tshirts (10/03)
High school students wore shirts promoting 'White Power' and the Republican presidential nominee.
Miami language champion Daryl Baldwin wins prestigious 'genius grant' Miami language champion Daryl Baldwin wins prestigious 'genius grant' (09/22)
The Miami Nation citizen is being recognized by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
President of Haskell University criticized for son's employment President of Haskell University criticized for son's employment (09/14)
Some faculty members and some students at the tribal college in Kansas see nepotism at work.
Carlyle Begay: Indian parents and students deserve school choice Carlyle Begay: Indian parents and students deserve school choice (09/14)
'The results have been in for some time and the conclusion is alarming: government-run schools have failed and continue to fail Native American kids from coast to coast.'
Defenders of the Water School still going strong at #NoDAPL camp Defenders of the Water School still going strong at #NoDAPL camp (09/14)
The school has received an outpouring of support from Indian Country as educators, elders and volunteers pass on Native traditions, languages and skills to new generations.
Scandal continues to hinder Bureau of Indian Education efforts Scandal continues to hinder Bureau of Indian Education efforts (09/13)
Mistrust runs deep in Indian Country and key members of Congress can't agree on reforms at the troubled agency.
House easily approves bills for Native youth and tribal tourism House easily approves bills for Native youth and tribal tourism (09/13)
The Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act and the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act are non-controversial although neither comes with federal funds.
House schedules action on Native youth and tribal tourism bills House schedules action on Native youth and tribal tourism bills (09/12)
The Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act and the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act are moving closer to becoming law.
Clara Caufield: Tribes must get serious about language retention Clara Caufield: Tribes must get serious about language retention (09/12)
There is one subject we don’t hear much about from elected officials or those who aspire to be elected: the preservation of our tribal languages.
CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Yankton Sioux Tribe CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Yankton Sioux Tribe (09/09)
Over the course of the next few months we will examine the nine tribal flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.
Controversial Indian education bill advances on party-line vote Controversial Indian education bill advances on party-line vote (09/08)
Sen. McCain (R-Arizona) blew up when faced with opposition to his bill to take funds from Bureau of Indian Education schools for a voucher program.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe reaches out to youth at annual fair Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe reaches out to youth at annual fair (09/08)
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Police and Program Directors worked together to provide several children with meals and carnival rides during the 140th Annual Rosebud Fair.
#NoDAPL movement takes center stage at summit in North Dakota #NoDAPL movement takes center stage at summit in North Dakota (09/07)
Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe shared his people's struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Lakota Country Times: School going strong at #NoDAPL campsite Lakota Country Times: School going strong at #NoDAPL campsite (09/07)
The most recent development missed by the non-Native media is the creation of a school intended to serve the needs of children now living at the camps.

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