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Fifteen charged over theft of Yakama Nation scholarship money (01/29)
Federal prosecutors said $179,000 was stolen from the program.

Criminal charges possible over mistreatment of Indian students (01/29)
One suspect has been identified and assault, hate crime and child abuse charges might be filed.

College basketball player proud to serve as Native role model (01/28)
Bronson Koenig, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, is becoming a motivational speaker for Native youth.

Police investigate treatment of Oglala youth at hockey game (01/28)
A group of men yelled racial remarks and threw beer on students and staff members.

Native Sun News: Native youth take stand against Keystone bid (01/28)
Students from the Todd County Alternative High School are standing proud in protest against the KXL pipeline at the intersection of Highways 18 and 83 in Mission on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

The Atlantic: Native people wary of DNA tests and genetic studies (01/27)
The genetic sequencing company 23andMe recently tapped into its vast bank of data to release a study on genetic origins, producing the biggest genetic profile of the U.S. ever conducted.

Yellowstone National Park starts transferring bison for slaughter (01/23)
Some animals were taken by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the InterTribal Buffalo Council.

Oklahoma lawmakers debate future of unfinished Indian museum (01/22)
The facility in Oklahoma City needs another $80 million -- donors have pledged $40 million if the state comes up with the rest.

Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe supports bond for schools (01/21)
We believe that a quality educational system is essential for our current and future generations.

Historic Lakota winter count went unnoticed in trunk for decades (01/20)
The count features 136 years of pictographs and was likely created by someone on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school (01/20)
The Waadookodaading was facing financial pressures but will continue its mission to preserve the Ojibwe language.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe reaches settlement with Catholic school (01/19)
The St. Labre Indian School uses images of Indian children and of the reservation in fundraising pleas.

Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (01/16)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.

Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge youth participate in Junior ROTC (01/13)
The Grand Entry at this year’s Teca Wacipi Okolakiciye powwow held at the LNI tournaments was led in by the Pine Ridge High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets acting as color guard.

Native students subjected to experiments at residential school (01/12)
A researcher who came across the study said the children were exploited.

Don Marks: Native people ignored in push for education reform (01/12)
First Nations' history and culture was never considered important in education for most of the 20th century.

Native leader sues teacher over racist comments on Facebook (01/09)
The suspended teacher posted racist and disparaging comments about Native people and about Grand Chief Derek Nepinak.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux teen happy with support system (01/09)
Bravery is the act of accomplishing a goal so few dare to attempt.

Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Mashantucket Tribe names leader for museum currently on hiatus (01/07)
The $193 million facility is closed for the winter season, a first since 1998.

Native Sun News: Deadline met for urban Indian preschool center (01/07)
A prominent Western South Dakota builder answered the call to aid Native American preschool programs, making a donation in time to meet a challenge-grant deadline.

DOI puts nearly $1M from land sales into Cobell scholarship fund (01/06)
The found now boasts a balance of more than $5 million.

Young members from Houma Nation work to revitalize language (01/05)
Some elders still remember and use words in the language, which is related to Choctaw.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux teen serves as role model (12/22)
Sabrina chooses and continues to live a healthy, drug and alcohol free life and credits her participation in the Ateyapi Program for keeping her focused and balanced.

Wyandotte Nation set to break ground on $1.4M cultural center (12/19)
The tribe hopes to have most of the 7,000 square-foot facility complete by September 2015.

Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting (12/10)
Preston and Niizhoo Sullivan sang for President Barack Obama and got to meet him.

Chairwoman of Oneida Nation to deliver commencement address (12/10)
Cristina Danforth graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in social work.

Lawmakers unveil massive appropriations bill to fund government (12/09)
The 1,603-page Omnibus Appropriations bill includes $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

Victor Lopez-Carmen: College must respect indigenous students (12/09)
Member of Oglala Sioux Tribe calls on Ithaca College to improve its Native American studies program.

Youth arrested at at-risk facility on Yerington Paiute Reservation (12/09)
Several youth were reportedly arrested after a fight broke out.

Native Sun News: Program changes the lives of urban Indian youth (12/09)
The Ateyapi Mentoring Program has been at Rapid City Central High School since 1994 and has been encouraging healthy living for Native American students.

Investigation faults former BIE officials over handling of contract (12/08)
Former director Keith Moore and former chief of staff Brian Drapeaux were singled out in an Office of Inspector General report.

PBS: Interview with Secretary Jewell on BIE school reform plans (12/08)
The leader of the Interior Department discusses challenges facing Bureau of Indian Education schools.

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