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Leech Lake Band celebrates groundbreaking for new high school Leech Lake Band celebrates groundbreaking for new high school (08/26)
The replacement Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School should be ready in time for the fall 2017 school year.
Navajo Nation wants Mormon Church abuse lawsuit to stay in tribal court Navajo Nation wants Mormon Church abuse lawsuit to stay in tribal court (08/22)
The tribe is defending its court system from an 'attack' by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story 97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story (08/19)
Sid Byrd was sent to the Genoa Indian Industrial School in Nebraska when he was just six years old.
Nez Perce Tribe hosts reception for White House education official Nez Perce Tribe hosts reception for White House education official (08/17)
William Mendoza is coming to the Idaho reservation to learn more about the State-Tribal Education Partnership.
First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school (08/16)
Army general Richard Henry Pratt believed the best way to treat an Indian person was to 'Kill the Indian in him and save the man.'
White House official got into fight at powwow over offensive jersey White House official got into fight at powwow over offensive jersey (08/10)
William Mendoza became upset when he saw someone wearing a Washington NFL jersey with some unusual words written on the back.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in Kansas Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in Kansas (08/08)
The board advises the Bureau of Indian Affairs on ways to meet the needs of Indian children with disabilities.
Young member of Warm Springs Tribes reaches deal in marijuana case Young member of Warm Springs Tribes reaches deal in marijuana case (08/05)
Amid widespread attention, federal prosecutors are planning to drop their case against Devontre Thomas, 19.
Young member of Warm Springs Tribes hit with marijuana charge Young member of Warm Springs Tribes hit with marijuana charge (08/04)
A year-old incident at Chemawa Indian School in Oregon led to a single charge against Devontre Thomas, 19, who graduated in May.
Naomi Schaefer Riley: Catholic schools try to make up for bad past Naomi Schaefer Riley: Catholic schools try to make up for bad past (08/03)
Naomi Schaefer Riley is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and the author of the new book 'The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians.'
Janine Pease: Our Indian children in Montana continue to fall behind Janine Pease: Our Indian children in Montana continue to fall behind (08/01)
The Kids Count Data Book helps us understand our families’ status and improve our children’s life opportunities for their strong and healthy futures.
Lakota Country Times: Summer program connects with Native youth Lakota Country Times: Summer program connects with Native youth (07/29)
A summer art program on the Pine Ridge Reservation introduced professional artists to tribal youth in an effort to help combat the high rate of suicide among young Lakota.
Native Sun News: Tribal college showcases works of Lakota artists Native Sun News: Tribal college showcases works of Lakota artists (07/27)
Oglala Lakota College’s summer art series 'A Vision of Our History by Lakota Artists' featured the work of Kevin Pourier in July 2016.
André Cramblit: Growing wiser in my return to Dartmouth College André Cramblit: Growing wiser in my return to Dartmouth College (07/27)
I did not have the traditional great Dartmouth experience during my four years in New Hampshire.
Peter d'Errico: Luci Tapahonso tackles legacy of boarding schools Peter d'Errico: Luci Tapahonso tackles legacy of boarding schools (07/26)
The boarding schools were one element in a long—and still ongoing—effort to make Indians disappear as nations, to force them to become Americans.
Education Department hosts Native youth for roundtable in DC Education Department hosts Native youth for roundtable in DC (07/21)
Participants in the Pathkeepers Indigenous Knowledge Native Youth Culture Camp will share their ideas and concerns with senior officials.
Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's program Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's program (07/21)
Staff of the Lakota Tiwahe Center are working hard to resume services after a fire completely destroyed the building which housed the program and the records of children.
Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarships Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarships (07/20)
The scholarship fund now boasts a balance of about $40 million and offers went out to another 733 students this month.
Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search (07/19)
Therese Ukaliannuk traveled to Quebec to find the resting place of Marieyvonne but didn't find the burial site.
Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school (07/18)
Marieyvonne Alaka was only four years old when she was sent to a residential school. She died four years later.
Lakota Country Times: School for girls prepares to open on Pine Ridge Lakota Country Times: School for girls prepares to open on Pine Ridge (07/15)
The Anpo Wicahpi Pine Ridge School for Girls is accepting applications for 6th and 7th grades and looks to start the school year on August 23, 2016.
Bill to create commission on Native youth inches closer to passage Bill to create commission on Native youth inches closer to passage (07/14)
S.246, the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act, only needs to clear one more hurdle.
Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school site Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school site (07/14)
Tribal members held sites at the site and visited the cemetery, where at least three young Seneca are buried.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe studies historic villages on reservation Ute Mountain Ute Tribe studies historic villages on reservation (07/12)
The Colorado tribe is hoping to interest more of its people in the anthropology and archaeology field.
Erich Longie: Curse is finally lifted as 'Sioux' mascot goes away Erich Longie: Curse is finally lifted as 'Sioux' mascot goes away (07/11)
What this really comes down to is this: a few hardcore and racist Fighting Sioux nickname fans just can’t stand to let American Indians 'win one.'
Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs (07/05)
The appropriations measure offers increases for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux citizen graduates from West Point Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux citizen graduates from West Point (07/04)
Dakota Robinson endured the intense educational and military training and graduated in the top 15 percentile of his class from the military academy at West Point, New York.
Terri Miles: New leader of university center is only playing Indian Terri Miles: New leader of university center is only playing Indian (07/04)
The First Nations Educational and Cultural Center has been a hard fought creation over the past 11 years with many Native American students and faculty putting in thousands of volunteer hours.
Lumbee Tribe settles lawsuit over unauthorized use of trademarks Lumbee Tribe settles lawsuit over unauthorized use of trademarks (07/01)
A beer distributor has agreed to contribute to education and youth programs after using the tribe's name, logo and slogan without consent.
White Mountain Apache Tribe recognizes student achievement White Mountain Apache Tribe recognizes student achievement (07/01)
More than 50 tribal students who maintained a 4.0 grade point average were inducted into the National Native American Honor Society.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system continues to oppress us Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system continues to oppress us (07/01)
We must realize that we are suffering not because of the acts of wicked people, but because of our own silence.
White Mountain Apache Tribe welcomes 'significant' discovery of meteorites White Mountain Apache Tribe welcomes 'significant' discovery of meteorites (06/30)
In partnership with the tribe, researchers from Arizona State University found 15 meteorites on the reservation.
Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's education Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's education (06/30)
Change will happen when we elect or appoint candidates who have the experience, knowledge, and most importantly, the integrity to work in the best interest of the group they are elected to serve.
Sorry but DNA tests cannot confirm a person's Native ancestry Sorry but DNA tests cannot confirm a person's Native ancestry (06/29)
Professor Kim Tallbear, a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, and Dr. Nanibaa' Garrison, a member of the Navajo Nation, explain why.
Nooksack Tribe fires elder who spoke out against disenrollment Nooksack Tribe fires elder who spoke out against disenrollment (06/29)
George Adams also was removed from a council meeting after he criticized tribal leaders in the Lhechelesem language.

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