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Filed Under: Education
University of Minnesota sees surge in Native student enrollment (04/23)
The university is located on the site of a former boarding school and is required to waive tuition for eligible Native students.

Filed Under: Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (04/17)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (04/16)
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Vote delayed on bill to restrict use of Indian mascots in Colorado (04/14)
One Democrat was going to vote no, which would have left the bill one vote short of what it needed for passage in the Colorado House.

Filed Under: Law | National
Benefit ride set for Navajo Nation police officer injured on duty (04/10)
James Hale was shot in the leg on March 19 in an incident that resulted in the death of his colleague Alex Yazzie.

Filed Under: Education
Elder from Southern Ute Tribe teaches language in public school (04/10)
Fewer than 40 people still speak the Ute language on a regular basis.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ellie Reynolds: Native people used as pawns in mascot debates (03/31)
As a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, the suffocating political correctness policing of every aspect of our lives concerns me.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe cites interest from marijuana industry (03/19)
The drug is legal for medical and recreational purposes in Colorado so developers are interested.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native News News: Ojibwe flautist shares message with music (03/04)
Musician and champion of causes, Anishinabe flautist Darren Thompson performed at the Dahl Arts Center and began recording his second album.

Filed Under: Opinion
Stanley Heller: Don't forget the Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado (02/27)
There has been an impressive amount of attention paid to the massacre around its 150th anniversary.

Filed Under: Law
Elderly member of Colville Tribes seriously injured in hit and run (01/29)
Isaac Wak Wak, who is in his 70s, was hit by a car as he was leaving the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Tribes document historic wickiup sites in Colorado (01/09)
Since 2003, the Forest Service has participated in the Colorado Wickiup Project to document historic aboriginal wooden structures in the state.

Filed Under: Politics
Southern Ute Tribe holds inauguration for chairman after run-off (12/16)
Clement Frost has served on the council for 35 years, including seven as chair.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ned Blackhawk: Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 (11/28)
In terms of sheer horror, few events matched Sand Creek.

Filed Under: Opinion
Michael Allen: My ancestor took part in Sand Creek Massacre (11/26)
Editor at The Wall Street Journal shares his family's connection to the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864.

Filed Under: National
Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten (11/20)
A national historic site documents a 'crime scene' were upwards of 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- mainly women and children -- were murdered.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the West (11/11)
History author discusses the less well-known but significant Cherokee Trail through Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote could tip races in Idaho and Colorado (10/17)
Could a Democrat steal a win in Idaho? If enough people vote for independent and Tea Party candidates, then, well, yes.

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