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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe passes language to new generation (11/21)
A 2005 survey found only two people were fluent in the language.

Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (11/19)
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.

Sen. Heitkamp to host panel on child trauma in Indian Country (11/19)
Roundtable follows Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on childhood trauma.

Rishawn Biddle: Report confirms how BIE fails Indian children (11/18)
A Government Accountability Office report shows a need for greater fiscal oversight at the Bureau of Indian Education.

Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Witness list for SCIA hearing on child trauma in Indian Country (11/18)
The committee will hear from tribal representatives who work to prevent and combat the effects of childhood trauma on Native youth.

Janine Pease: Keeping students safe from bullying at school (11/17)
The founding president at Little Bighorn College in Montana discussing bullying in schools.

GAO report questions spending at Bureau of Indian Education (11/14)
One school lost $1.2 million in federal funds in an apparent hacking incident.

Tanana Chiefs Conference supported study of infant remains (11/11)
The two infants date back 11,500 years and were found near the Tanana River.

Oklahoma lawmakers look at ways to finish Indian museum (11/11)
A Republican plans to introduce legislation to devote tribal tobacco and tribal gaming revenues to the project.

Few speakers of Native languages on Fort Peck Reservation (11/10)
A 2012 survey found just 25 speakers of Assiniboine and 35 speakers of Sioux.

Running team from Hopi Reservation wins 25th straight title (11/10)
The team from Hopi High has the longest cross country winning streak of any school in the U.S.

Young member of Tulalip Tribes dies after school shooting (11/10)
The death came after tribe welcomed a survivor back to the reservation.

Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge secures $10K grant (11/07)
The Iyapi Glukinipi / Lakota Immersion Childcare only lets children hear Lakota.

HuffPo: Carrie Jones and Chase Iron Eyes on Indian education (11/07)
The chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe discusses the fight for school construction funds.

Haskell University turns attention to violence against women (11/04)
Only a handful sexual assaults have been reported in the last few years.

Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy (11/03)
Both tribes have experienced school shootings.

Opinion: Helping the Tongva people revive their own language (10/30)
Professor discusses her efforts to revive the Tongva language in California.

Erma Vizenor: Join tribes for protest at NFL game in Minnesota (10/28)
As an American Indian woman, as a tribal leader, and perhaps most importantly, as a mother and grandmother, I find the term and the team name 'Redskins' deeply offensive in any context.

Tulalip Tribes grieving after school shooting leaves three dead (10/27)
The shooter was identified as a 14-year-old tribal member. At least two other tribal members remain hospitalized.

Tribes receive $1.2M in Sovereignty in Indian Education funds (10/24)
The money will help the tribes take greater control of Bureau of Indian Education schools on their reservations.

Language preservation a top issue as AFN opens annual meet (10/24)
Thousands of Alaska Natives are in Anchorage to express pride and unity in their languages and cultures.

Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months later (10/23)
The bill that designates 20 Native languages as official was passed in April.

Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (10/22)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.

Rep. Don Young criticized for comments to high school students (10/22)
Witnesses say he went too far with remarks about domestic violence, youth suicide and same-sex marriage.

SCIA to hold listening session at NCAI on Indian education bill (10/22)
The session takes place Tuesday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

FNDI urges passage for Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act (10/22)
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.

Aging BIA school on Navajo Nation awaits replacement funds (10/22)
The Little Singer Community School in Arizona was built in the 1970s and suffers from asbestos, radon, mice and mold problems

Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Editorial: Our schools can learn from success at tribal colleges (10/16)
Public schools should look to tribal colleges to help American Indian students succeed.

Janine Pease: Freshmen need our encouragement to succeed (10/13)
Underscoring the importance of freshman year in high school.

Review: Mechoopda Tribe shares its own story at new exhibit (10/09)
The Mechoopda Tribe collaborated with the Chico Museum on a new exhibit.

Editorial: College in Oklahoma aims to boost Native enrollment (10/08)
Newspaper supports efforts to increase Native student enrollment at Bacone College, which was established in 1880 as an Indian university.

Omaha Tribe links incident to dispute over reservation borders (10/08)
The bus was leaving a football game on Friday night when it was struck by something.

Minneapolis examines whether it can outlaw R-word at stadium (10/07)
The Washington team is playing at the University of Minnesota stadium on November 2.

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