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ASU News: Navajo students enjoy learning their language (04/18)
Arizona State University offers beginner and intermediate classes in the Navajo language.

Opinion: University must eventually eliminate Ute nickname (04/17)
Writer says the University of Utah will eventually drop its Ute nickname despite support from the Ute Tribe:

First member of Pascua Yaqui Tribe signs to play basketball (04/16)
A member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has signed to play basketball for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Ute Tribe signs five-year agreement with University of Utah (04/16)
The Ute Tribe and the University of Utah signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the use of the Ute name.

Colorado House passes bill to expand Indian tuition program (04/16)
The Colorado House passed HB1124, a bill that offers in-state tuition for members of federally recognized tribes with ties to the state.

Secretary Jewell to deliver commencement address at SIPI (04/16)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will deliver the commencement address at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.

Navajo Technical University creates bachelor's degree program (04/15)
Navajo Technical University has added a bachelor's degree program.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee listening session in Montana (04/15)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session in Montana this Thursday.

Ute Tribe reaches new agreement for use of name by university (04/15)
The Ute Tribe and the University of Utah are signing a new agreement today over the use of the Utes name.

School district on Fort Peck Reservation to redraw voting areas (04/15)
A public school district on the Fort Peck Reservation has agreed to redraw its voting areas in response to a lawsuit from Indian voters.

Yurok Tribe works to revive language with help of public schools (04/14)
The Yurok Tribe of California is creating a new generation of Yurok language speakers with the help of local schools.

Shawn Atleo: First Nations gain control over educational system (04/14)
Shawn Atleo, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations, explains why he supports the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act despite opposition from Native leaders.

Native Sun News: Native advocates worried about cyberbullying (04/11)
Cyber bullying is on the rise across the country and many are concerned with the impact that it is having on Native American youth.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's education hearing (04/09)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on education.

UKB elder remains one of last mono-lingual Cherokee speakers (04/08)
An 83-year-old member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians is one of the last mono-lingual speakers of the Cherokee language.

Zuni Pueblo asks European museums to repatriate sacred items (04/08)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico have been meeting with museums in Europe to seek the return of sacred property.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on education (04/08)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday for its series on education.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation closes cultural center due to damage (04/03)
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma has closed its Cultural Heritage Center due to water damage.

Shawn Atleo: First Nations must turn page on residential schools (04/03)
Shawn Atleo, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations, discusses what should happen now that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has wrapped up its hearings.

Alaska lawmakers weigh bill to declare Native languages official (04/02)
The Alaska House State Affairs Committee passed a bill that designates 20 Native languages as official languages in Alaska.

Oklahoma lawmakers consider bill to help finish Indian museum (04/02)
Lawmakers in the Oklahoma House are considering a bill to finish the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

DOI announces transfer of nearly $580K for Cobell scholarships (04/02)
The Interior Department is making its first transfer to the scholarship fund that was established by the Cobell trust fund settlement.

Editorial: Navajo reading materials only available on the Internet (03/31)
Newspaper wonders whether families on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico will be able to access reading materials on the Internet.

Consultation sessions to discuss reform in Indian school system (03/28)
The Obama administration has scheduled four tribal consultation sessions to discuss ways to improve the Indian school system.

Research changes timeline for arrival of people in South America (03/28)
New research is challenging the theory that the ancestors of Native people first arrived in the Americas about 13,000 years ago.

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