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Native Sun News: Lakota student helps out with his community (02/20)
The Rapid City Club for Boys is a supportive program for the Native American students living in the area.

Authorities file just one charge for racial attack on Indian kids (02/19)
The charge of disorderly conduct carries just a 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.

Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to do (02/17)
When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school's newspaper.

Opinion: Indian Country continues to suffer in media silence (02/17)
What Indians lack today is an Indian version of Al Sharpton who would pop up here and there in an instant and start angry marches, fiery debates, inflaming emotions and cause tons of publicity.

Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline (02/17)
Since the founding of Hay Camp in 1876, race relations between Native Americans and whites in the Rapid City area have been tainted and marred by instances like those which took place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center these past few weeks.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe settles with church (02/17)
Tribal officials do not know when they will be able to speak about the settlement, but it will certainly not be until after a final agreement is completed.

Omaha Tribe counts just a dozen fluent speakers of language (02/16)
One elder said it has been difficult to pass on the language to younger generations.

Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge receives playground (02/13)
The students have been enjoying the new playground since it was installed late last month.

Mark Trahant: Tribal colleges essential to develop economies (02/13)
Congress has recognized the importance and the value of tribal colleges.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student earns top scholarship (02/13)
Red Cloud Indian School senior Jamie Rae Richards has earned the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship.

Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (02/11)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.

Cedric Sunray: Indian Country influenced by Old South attitudes (02/11)
The path to an education was nothing new to the many small Indian communities in the East and South who had been pushed far to the margins of American society.

Narragansett Tribe works to identify off-shore ancestral sites (02/10)
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.

Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity (02/10)
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is sponsoring the event.

Column: City was home to an Indian school that closed in 1960 (02/10)
Tucson once had an Indian School and a street named after it — but both are gone.

Secretary Jewell kicks off Native Youth Listening Tour in Arizona (02/09)
The head of the Interior Department will meet with youth from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Gila River Indian Community.

Skull reportedly from Gettysburg turns out to be Indian person (02/06)
The skull was part of a collection that was due to be auctioned last year

Native Sun News: IHS welcomes students to medical career fair (02/05)
To spark Native American students’ interest in medical careers, the Kyle Health Center is hosting its first-ever Health Profession College Fair on February 25 at the Oglala Lakota College Gym

Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Obama requests big increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (02/02)
The budget seeks $2.9 billion for the agency, or $323.5 million above the 2015 level.

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.

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