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The nine students from Browning High School in Montana spent a week in the nation's capital as part of cultural exchange.
More so than any other president, Barack Obama has maintained a strong connection with Native youth.
Republicans failed to offer any new policy goals for Indian Country, adopting a platform nearly identical to their 2012 effort.
We in the native youth community celebrate together, we cry together, and we experience important events with each other.
The new program will foster racial healing through peer-to-peer dialogues among Native youth and will highlight the strengths and resiliency of Native youth.
Deborah Parker, a former vice chair of the Tulalip Tribes, reminded attendees of the United State of Women Summit not to forget about the first Americans.
Remarks, as prepared for delivery, by First Lady Michelle Obama at the Santa Fe Indian School 2016 commencement ceremony.
Santa Fe Indian School, a Bureau of Indian Education instituion in New Mexico, welcomed a high-profile guest for its 2016 graduation ceremony.
All of the leaders of the 19 Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are expected to attend the historic graduation ceremony.
Tammy Beauvais, a Mohawk fashion designer, and Leo Arcand, a Cree sculptor, created works that were presented to First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama.
Lydia Doza, who is Alaska Native, is ttending the speech as a special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama.
As the leader of the Catholic Church bestows sainthood upon the founder of the brutal Indian mission system in California, tribal members will be observing a Day of Mourning.
In 2013, 37 percent of Indian children lived below the poverty level, according to the Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Participants said hearing from First Lady Michelle Obama was a highlight of the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
It’s hard to make it through a US history textbook without coming across the silly claim that American Indians were the original environmentalists.
Hamilton Seymour, age 15, introduced First Lady Michelle Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering last week.
First Lady Michelle Obama brings message of hope and inspiration to large gathering of Native youth.
Over 1,000 young people from 230 tribal nations came together at the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
President Russell Begaye praised the 60 youth who are attending the historic White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
The participants in the historic event represent more than 230 tribes from 48 states
First Lady Michelle Obama and nearly a dozen Cabinet members are welcoming the youth to historic event.
Forcible removal of indigenous children from their families dates back to colonial times, when missionaries set out to 'Christianize' and 'civilize' Indian children under the guise of educating them.
Avianna Garcia, 9, and Gabriel Brooks, 10, shared a lot of face time with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House event.
Students from the Oglala Sioux Tribe Child Care and Development Program are taking part in the Let's Move! In Indian Country initiative.
Some 800 youth are to be selected to participate in the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
Congress will have to actually appropriate the kind of dollars to make youth a priority. Not just a story, but a future that’s bolstered by real numbers.
Michelle Obama joins a short list of government public figures that have acknowledged the root causes of Native American struggles.
Native youth shared stories about strengthening their communities through public service and community engagement.
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.
The Creating Opportunity for Native Youth event is being held at the White House on April 8.
The youth were greeted at the Oval Office and were treated to lunch by the president and the first lady.
President Barack Obama has seen first-hand how Native language programs are creating a new generation of speakers.
Rana Thiele discusses the historic visit by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Tony Bobtail Bear Sr had the crowd -- and the Internet -- on the floor during the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe powwow.
President Obama and the First Lady met with youth and attended a powwow on the reservation.
The Obamas will meet with Native youth before heading to veterans powwow.
The Obamas will be visiting Cannon Ball, a community on the North Dakota portion of the reservation.
Chairman Dave Archambault said the tribe got the official word on Wednesday.
The visit will be Obama's first to Indian Country as president.
The obesity rate among children ages 2-5 dropped 43 percent in the last decade, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Andra Rush, a Mohawk woman who started her first company when she was 23, will be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union.
First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to employees at the Interior Department in Washington, D.C., this morning. Obama last visited DOI shortly after President Barack Obama took office in 2009. She...
Joe Burton, a member of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, is playing his final game for Oregon State University tonight. Burton grew up on his reservation in southern...
First Lady Michelle Obama congratulated 'Let’s Move! in Indian Country' participants with a short presentation that summed up their challenges on the program's first anniversary.
First Lady Michelle Obama reflects on the one year anniversary of Let's Move in Indian Country. Related Stories:Del Laverdure: Let's Move! is a success story in Indian Country (6/11)...
"Today, First Lady Michelle Obama is hitting the road to kick off a three day, nation-wide tour celebrating the second anniversary of Let’s Move!. Since launching Let’s Move! on February...
Michelle and I were saddened to hear about the passing of Elouise Cobell yesterday. Elouise spoke out when she saw that the Interior Department had failed to account for billions...
A new initiative aims to increase breast feeding among mothers on the Navajo Nation. Only about 38 percent of new mothers on the reservation are breast feeding, The Farmington Daily...
"Bad health remains a major concern for Indian communities throughout the United States. Historically poor access to health care, the absence of recreational opportunities, and bad diets lead to a...
"Last Friday, just a week after the launch of Let’s Move! in Indian Country, First Lady Mrs. Obama and American Indian kids spent the afternoon in the White House kitchen...
Indian youth will join First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House this Friday as part of her Let's Move initiative. The youth will help the First Lady harvest crops...
"When the Menominee Tribe of Indians last week joined the national effort to end childhood obesity within a generation, we noticed. We took note not only because the Menominees became...
"The office of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative and four federal agencies launched Let’s Move! in Indian Country (LMIC) in Wisconsin Wednesday. The initiative is described as a...
The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin will launch the Let's Move! in Indian Country campaign today. The tribe is part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative to combat youth...
Award-winning Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich will take part in First Lady Michelle Obama's mentoring events on Wednesday. Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, will speak...