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Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarships (03/25)
The American Indian Graduate Center will be handling the fund as the new administrator.

Eastern Cherokees work to teach language to new generations (03/25)
The New Kituwah Academy, an immersion school, is expanding.

Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Ryan Winn: Tribal colleges committed to improving lives of all (03/23)
On average, a degree at a TCU costs a student $14,566 annually, which is below the national average of $20,234.

New Yorker: Hope for Native languages amid loss of speakers (03/23)
About twenty-five thousand North Americans identify themselves as Mohawk, but only about fifteen per cent speak the language well enough to conduct their daily lives in it.

Joe Medicine Crow helps break ground on new Montana school (03/19)
Medicine Crow turned 101 last October and said he just keeps getting better.

Editorial: Include all Washington tribes in public school curricula (03/18)
Lawmakers missed a great chance to do right by one of our region’s greatest tribes, the Chinook Indian Nation.

Basketball coach from Montana burns sweet grass before game (03/17)
Larry Krystkowiak grew up near the Blackfeet Nation and shares a part of that history with his players.

Public school board in New York says goodbye to racist mascot (03/17)
The decision leaves just two school districts in the state with the racist name.

Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Boys basketball team from Winnebago Tribe cruises to state win (03/16)
The Winnebago Indians defeated the number-two ranked rival to secure their first state title in 75 years.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth step up to address suicide (03/13)
The loss of a child’s life in any community is devastating, but when it is the loss of five young lives in the span of a few months by means of suicide it becomes tragic.

Kevin Abourezk: Racist remark mars Winnebago Tribe team win (03/13)
A Wahoo online program will no longer work with a volunteer commentator after he referred to 'firewater' during his Thursday coverage of the Wahoo-Winnebago boys state basketball game.

Yerington Paiute Tribe works with youth center to make changes (03/12)
The Silver State Academy, a facility for at-risk youth, will be required to maintain enrollment of less than 30 students.

Basketball team from Winnebago Tribe aims for tournament win (03/12)
The Winnebago Indians already won their first game and hope to go all the way for the Class C-1 state title.

White House Blog: Launching the Gen-I Tribal Leader Challenge (03/12)
The White House is inviting tribal leaders to take concrete steps to engage with Native youth in their communities and help them complete the Gen-I Native Youth Challenge.

Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational weighs move (03/11)
The Lakota Nation Invitational has been a mainstay in Rapid City for decades, however, in light of several recent incidents in the city organizers will now begin entertaining offers from other potential host sites.

Maulian Smith: Indian people are not your mascots or costumes (03/10)
Native indigenous people are not mascots. We are real living and breathing humans that are still in the modern world.

Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational urged to relocate (03/10)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council gave its support to request the LNI Board move the Lakota Nation Invitational from the Rapid City Civic Center to another South Dakota community.

Deadspin: Fake Indian rides to defense of racist school mascot (03/06)
Mark Yancey was among those who packed the school cafeteria, and at least one Indian at the gathering let him know he was regarded as a carpetbagging phony.

Indian skateboarding exhibit travels to Umatilla Tribes museum (03/05)
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.

Some youth removed at center on Yerington Paiute Reservation (03/05)
A private company operates the Silver State Academy, a facility for at-risk male teens.

Tim Ballew: Northwest Indian College builds on tribal traditions (03/04)
The four-year college provides a high-quality post-secondary education for 1,064 students at our main campus on the Lummi reservation.

UTTC president named to panel to choose new UND nickname (03/04)
Leander "Russ" McDonald is a University of North Dakota alumnus and a former chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation.

Editorial: Mascot reflects history of violence and discrimination (03/04)
The celebration of racism can never be justified – not by tradition and certainly not by pride.

Stanley Heller: Help eliminate an Indian mascot in Connecticut (03/04)
Honor the memory of the tribes? Give me a break. Mascots are chosen to be fierce or funny or exotic.

Dozens of Native languages down to limited number of speakers (03/03)
Of the hundreds of Native languages once spoken in the West, only 63 are still being used today.

Yerington Paiute Tribe reports another incident at youth facility (03/03)
A fight and two fires broke out at a residential treatment facility for at-risk youth on the reservation.

Patty Talahongva: Native youth become Champions for Change (03/03)
Most adults might be uncomfortable talking about sexual abuse or suicide or even the loss of culture and language but there are some Native youth who are tackling these tough issues head on.

Audio: House Appropriations Committee hearing on BIA budget (02/27)
The budget includes big increases for education, including construction of new Indian schools.

Opinion: Find common ground on Indian mascots in Connecticut (02/27)
As an historian, I know this history well and am often amazed at how many of our citizens don’t understand or acknowledge that this, along with the history of slavery, are some of the darkest moments in our nation’s past.

Kevin Abourezk: Omaha language advocate passes on at age 58 (02/27)
Mark Awakuni-Swetland’s accomplishments were many and likely will have longstanding impact on the Omaha Tribe.

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